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Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Ensuring protection and restoration of Inland Waters Publication

Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Ensuring protection and restoration of Inland Waters

Although now only accounting for around 6% of the Earth’s surface area, wetlands sustain a disproportionately high diversity of life, with approximately 40% of all […]


Wetlands 2022: from Ramsar to the CBD COP15

Whilst the UN climate conference was getting underway in Egypt two weeks ago, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands held its own Conference of Parties, where […]


Wetlands: an answer to the climate crisis

In September this year a third of Pakistan was under water as melting glaciers and record monsoon rains coursed down the River Indus. Today millions […]


IOP closing statement for Ramsar COP14

November 12th, 2022, Ramsar COP14 Closing statement from the IOPs on the importance of protecting and conserving Ramsar sites, and meeting our global goals on […]


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The Mangrove Breakthrough: a call to action for a critical ecosystem

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Nov. 09, 2022 The Global Mangrove Alliance (GMA) in collaboration with the UN Climate Change High-level Champions have identified the need for […]


BLISS Initiative : High-Level Round Table recommends investments to safeguard Sahelian wetlands

BLiSS Initiative partners are present at the COP27 to continue our efforts on mobilising stakeholders to safeguard and restore wetlands across the Sahel, enhancing the […]


An answer to the climate crisis: keeping our wetlands wet

Ede-Wageningen, NL, 10 October 2022 — As delegates arrive at the UNFCCC COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, one of the driest and most water-scarce […]


Three reasons we need immediate action for wetlands

Mangroves. Peatlands. Coral reefs. They are all wetlands – ecosystems periodically or permanently soaked in water. Wetlands can contain freshwater or saltwater and exist in […]