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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, […]

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New PNAS article: Wise use of peatsoils essential for tackling climate change

An international group of scientists from Vrije Universiteit and Wageningen University has calculated and modeled the potential effects of the exploitation of peatsoils on the […]

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From WCDRR Sendai: Eco-DRR Report – Thursday 19 March

The Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 has been agreed at 10pm in Japan with a central role for ecosystem degradation as a root […]

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Recipe for Resilience – Ecosystem and climate Smart Disaster Risk Reduction

What are some of the “ingredients” that would make a “recipe for resilience”?  Wetlands International and its programme partners in the coalition Partners for Resilience […]

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Wetland Solutions for People and Nature

This Strategic Intent for 2015 – 2025 is the highest level guide to our work. It sets out the ambitions of Wetlands International in terms of what we aim to […]

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Countries turn to Ecosystems to Reduce Disaster Risk

As HFA2 negotiations continue, governments, private sector and practitioners commit to advance ecosystem disaster risk reduction at the Third World Conference on DRR. Sendai, Japan […]