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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 […]


UNFCCC Ocean-Climate Action at COP 27

The ocean plays a critical role in the global carbon cycle, and healthy ocean ecosystems, including mangroves, seagrasses, and tidal marshes, are vital for climate […]


Wetlands International at Ramsar COP14

The Ramsar Convention is the intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. This November, governments […]

Why water security is about healthy wetlands - A picture of delta by Andrea Ferrario Blog

Why water security is about healthy wetlands

Against a backdrop of devastating droughts worldwide, World Water Week is underway in Stockholm. The theme is Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water. Let’s talk […]