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10 tips to become ecosystem smart in Disaster Risk Reduction interventions

10 tips developed by Wetlands International for policy makers and practitioners to better integrate the management of ecosystems and natural resources in their Disaster Risk Reduction […]


Silted up swamps in the Philippines

Deforestation on the uplands of Philippine islands has been causing soil loss, landslides and flooding downstream for decades. On Mindanao, the country’s second largest island, […]


Perspectives from the field: Ecosystem-based approaches to disaster risk reduction

Starting this week at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, the international community is expected to approve the next ten year plan to strengthen […]


News on Sendai post 1: Water and wetlands management central to reducing risk

Environmental degradation in coastal, river basin and mountain areas increases the risk of disaster. Wetlands International will be represented at the Third UN World Conference on […]


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Methodological issues related to non-carbon benefits of REDD+ activities

A policy submission by a wide range of NGO’s, including Wetlands International, to the UNFCCC with views on the methodological issues related to social, environmental […]


Briefing negotiations UNFCCC February 2015 Geneva

Decision -/CP.20 Lima call for climate action and its Annex on elements for a draft negotiating text. About one quarter of all human induced emissions […]


Recommendations for the post 2015 Hyogo Framework for Action (HFAII)

Calling for increased attention to the need for integrated water and wetland management to reduce disaster risk. The Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA): Building Resilient […]


A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2015

This paper presents the results of our sixth annual horizon scan, which aims to identify phenomena that may have substantial effects on the global environment, […]