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Policy brief for the Convention on Biological Diversity 2010: Key Recommendations for CBD 2020 Targets

The meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity in 2010 (COP 10) has put the biodiversity target for 2020 on the agenda. These targets in […]


Recommendations for CBD post-2010 strategic targets

Wetlands International gives two recommendations for the CBD post-2010 strategic targets. New, stand alone target on water Proposed revision of draft CBD target 14


Joint NGO – Position paper on CBD COP regarding Inland Waters

Ahead of the upcoming tenth Conference of Parties (CoP10) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Wetlands International, Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy  and WWF […]


Policy brief on climate issues for CBD COP 10

With this brief, delegates at CBD are asked to decide on actions to address climate change emissions due to ecosystem loss and by making sure […]


Presentation at UN Biodiversity summit COP 10 about peatlands and climate

Presentation on ‘Climate Day’ During the UN Biodiversity Summit in Japan. Presented by Alex Kaat on 19 October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan, during the 10th Conference […]


Q&A on AFOLU, ‘wetland management’ and the road to land-based accounting

Better management of terrestrial carbon stores (reservoirs) and fluxes (emissions and removals) can make a substantial contribution to reducing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. This Question & Answer […]

The Global Peatland CO2 Picture

The report presents the first overview ever of peatland carbon data for all countries and regions of the world.  For every country/area information is given on extent […]


Mujib Reserve Project Beneficiairy (Jordan)

This farmer in the Mujib Reserve, Jordan is explaining the benefits from the Wetlands International – Royal Society for Conservation of Nature (RSCN) project in […]


Joint NGO Submission to CBD SBSTTA on forest, climate and biofuels programmes of work

Pro Natura (Friends of the Earth Switzerland), Wetlands International, Humane Society International and The Wilderness Society are working together in order to strengthen and safeguard biodiversity aspects […]