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Where was the role of the environment at the Regional Platform for DRR in the Americas?

The Panamanian delegation and Wetlands International call for ecosystem conservation in Disaster Risk Reduction. The Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Americas […]

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Focus on wetlands at the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk of the Americas

Wetlands should be better managed and restored for their ability to reduce disaster risk, says Wetlands International. To stimulate this, the post-2015 framework for Disaster […]

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IPCC emphasises global warming risks and role ecosystem based adaptation

Wetlands International, CARE Nederland, Cordaid, the Netherlands Red Cross, and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, said today they were deeply concerned about the […]

Publication

Submission on mitigation potential of peatlands to the UNFCCC

About one quarter of all human induced greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, forestry and other land use, mainly from land use change, fertilizer use, livestock and […]

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Submission on mitigation potential of peatlands to the UNFCCC

About one quarter of all human induced greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, forestry and other land use, mainly from land use change, fertilizer use, livestock and […]

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Firewood efficient cooking stoves reduce deforestation and improve health in Guatemala

New firewood efficient cooking stoves for 60 families in the Xatinap V village in Guatemala help to reduce deforestation by 8 hectares per year, plus […]

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Blue Challenges, Green Opportunities: Wetlands Matter!

The Hague, The Netherlands – With the societal and environmental costs of wetland degradation already huge and growing fast, Wetlands International brought over 100 current […]

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The secret to Africa’s drylands is the wetlands? What prospects for future food security?

When you think of the Sahel in Africa, what picture does it conjure up? Dry sandy areas with scattered trees and perhaps hungry-looking children looking […]

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Downstream Voices

In his new book “Downstream Voices” commissioned  by Wetlands International, Fred Pearce takes you along his journey to three large river basins in India, Mali and Senegal where Wetlands […]