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Wetlands International at Ramsar COP 13

At the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands COP 13, we aim to bring our expertise and experience from every angle and contribute further to the restoration […]

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Degradation of wetlands contributes to social instability and insecurity

During Stockholm World Water Week, we are leading the ‘Connecting water, peace, and security through ecosystems’ event, calling on governments to recognise the role of […]

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The International Investment Bank supports our peatlands projects in Russia

The International Investment Bank provided us with the second grant for execution of a project on restoring peatlands in Russia. On June 4, 2018, Nikolay […]

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Water we doing about water?

Did you know that the answer can be found in nature? Nature-based solutions such as restoring mangrove buffers in degraded coastal areas or preserving peatlands […]

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Poster explaining restoring Peatlands in Russia for fire prevention and climate change mitigation

In European Russia, ten million hectares of peatlands, that were drained for various uses, have been largely abandoned as the economy economic changes. In summer […]

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Tropical Peatland Conservation and Restoration in Katingan-Mentaya, Indonesia, for Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Mitigation and Adaptation

Katingan-Mentaya Peatland Restoration and Conservation Project is the biggest Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) approved REDD+ project in the world, with potential emissions reductions averaging 7.4 million tonnes of CO2e per year.

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Wetlands in the conservation Horizon Scan for 2018

Our input to the conservations science Horizon Scan for 2018 included Programme Manager for Costal Wetlands Femke Tonneijck. Many of the topics relate to wetlands, in particular just how much carbon will be released by soil under climate change.

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Wetlands International awarded €1,000,000 by Dutch National Postcode Lottery

Amsterdam, the Netherlands. At last night’s annual Goed Geld Gala, the National Postcode Lottery awarded Wetlands International €1,000,000 to mobilise action in the places where […]

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Joining forces with Russia on the wise use of wetlands

We have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on conservation and wise use of wetlands with Russia's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, building on decades of work, especially in peatlands.