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100+ organisations in Argentina ask Parliament to approve Wetlands Law

Over 100 civil society organizations from Argentina, led by the Argentina office of Wetlands International, addressed the Parliament last week to get the full approval […]

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Wetlands are an indispensable link in the Sustainable Development Goals

On Friday 25 September the UN member states formally adopted the new development goals, which will set the world’s development agenda for the next 15 […]

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Peatlands of South East Asia are heading towards a socio-economic disaster

Agricultural production in vast regions of South East Asia will be lost in the coming decades as a result of flooding of extensive lowland landscapes […]

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Wetlands International ranks #17 in top climate think tank list

Wetlands International takes the 17th spot on the International Centre for Climate Governance top 100 list for climate think tanks in 2014. With the aim […]

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Dutch winner of Proud of my Purok competition announced!

The Hague – The Energy Cooperative Anneville from Ulvenhout (the Netherlands) won 10.000 EUR to make their neighbourhood school more sustainable by installing solar panels […]

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Thinking With The Landscape, Rwambu, Uganda

An initiative of Wetlands International | Rain Foundation | Joint Effort to Save the Environment

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Briefing paper: accelerating action to Save Peat for Less Heat!

Emissions from drained and degrading peatlands (organic soils) amount to almost double the amount of CO2 emissions from aviation, even when skyrocketing emissions from peat […]

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Peat in INDCs: Getting ready for Paris 2015

The UNFCCC conference of Paris (“COP 21”), which will take place during the first two weeks of December this year, will need to square many […]

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Scaling-up investments in natural infrastructure

Wetlands occur wherever water meets land. These deltas, marshes, rivers, lakes and watersheds are the water systems that link the natural world and human societies, […]