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At COP26, where are the wetlands?

As the world watches delegates arrive at the UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow to prove their commitment to the Paris Agreement and keep global temperatures below […]

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Wetlands International at COP26

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)  takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, on 31 October – 12 […]

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Water sector thirsty for change at Climate COP

Water must be at the core of effective climate action, but many countries are unaware of the powerful water-related solutions that exist. To remedy this, […]

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Driving investment in Eco-DRR to build climate resilient communities in developing countries

Celebrating International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, 13 October 2021 On the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, celebrated every 13th of October, this year’s edition […]

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African Union: Wetlands should be integrated into the Great Green Wall Initiative

Version française en bas. In a big step forward towards acknowledging the value of wetland ecosystems, the African Union has expressed its commitment to integrate […]

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Kayakers of the Paraná River in Argentina demand wetland protection

A group of kayakers paddled 350 kilometers from Rosario, Santa Fe, to Tigre, Buenos Aires, in seven days in order to deliver a petition signed […]

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Wetlands International at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together thousands of leaders and government-level decision-makers, civil society, indigenous peoples, business and academic with the goal […]

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Our statement on draft EU anti-deforestation law which leaves out fragile wetlands

Responding to the leaked EU anti-deforestation law draft which leaves out fragile wetlands, Daniel Blanco, Wetlands International LAC Director based at the Argentina Office, said: “Wetlands […]

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Africa Climate Week 2021: Safeguarding wetlands as risk-based approach

On 26 September 2021, also World Rivers Day, we invite you to join us in discussion at the Africa Climate Week. Our event Safeguarding wetlands […]