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“No Sustainable Development Goals unless action is taken to reduce the deficit in natural infrastructure”

New York – At the High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) NGO Wetlands International states that better management and restoration of […]

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Ensuring food and water security in Mali

Nearly two million people directly depend on the waters of the Upper Niger River and seasonal wetlands in Mali’s Inner Niger Delta. While armed conflict […]

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Indonesia’s largest pulp-for-paper producer risks defaulting on sustainability commitments due to bad peatland management

Netherlands – In 2013 Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) committed to use plantation fiber instead of clearing natural forests. However, in the same year APP announced […]

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Act now on wetlands for Agenda 2030 – Infographic

In 2015, world leaders committed to achieving the 17 goals of the United National 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). […]

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Act now on wetlands for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030)

All major global policy agreements conclude: wetlands are vital ecosystems in the landscape and are indispensable to achieve a sustainable and secure world. This policy […]

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Will Asia Pulp & Paper default on its “zero deforestation” commitment?

This study by twelve international and Indonesian NGOs shows that in spite of its high-profile sustainability commitments, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is building one […]

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The Niger Basin could cross the 2˚C threshold in the next 25 years

The international ambition to limit global warming to 2°C relative to pre-industrial levels was re-affirmed and included in the COP21 Paris agreement in January this […]

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Effects of 2˚C Warming: IMPACT2C modelling results for a 2˚C climate for key global vulnerable regions

The IMPACT2C project provides information on the potential impacts of 2˚C of global warming. This Policy Briefing Note provides a summary of the findings on […]

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Towards vibrant wetlands in the Mahanadi delta and Kosi-Gandak floodplains, Indian

The Mahanadi delta and Kosi-Gandak floodplains in India are not only home to dolphins and turtles, they are also home to more than 21 million […]