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Policy brief LCA KP Bangkok Climate Talks – Sept/Oct. 2009

Input from Wetlands International with regard to addressing emissions from peatlands and other wetlands. This document provides the input from Wetlands International with regard to […]

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Wetlands International Policy brief on LCA & KP – 5 Aug ’09

This policy brief provides an analysis of both the REDD section in the LCA text (d.d. 22 June) and add.2 & 3 of the KP text (d.d.1 […]

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Methane emission from peat soils (organic soils, histosols) – Facts, MRV-ability, emission factors

This report looks at methane emissions from wet peatlands, discusses the mechanisms behind these emissions, and presents tentative emission factors. This report was produced for […]

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Are emission reductions from peatlands MRV-able?

Globally very significant GHG benefits can accrue by avoiding peatland degradation and by actively restoring peatlands. This report, produced for the UNFCCC Climate Change Talks in Bonn, […]

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Emission factors for managed peat soils – An analysis of IPCC default values

This paper evaluates IPCC approaches to greenhouse gas emissions from managed organic (peat) soils and notices that the IPCC Guidelines 2006. This report was produced […]

Factsheet Wetlands and Climate Change Adaptation

Overview of our activities on climate change adaptation. Wetlands International has a long standing history in investigating the role of wetlands in relation to water […]

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Firefighting in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

This video describes the work of local community-based firefighters who through their dangerous work prevent peat fires that have international consequences. The fire brigades are […]

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Adapting to Climate Change in the Himalayas: Jhelum Basin experiences

This film tells the story of the Jhelum Basin experiences in adapting to climate change in the Himalayas. It was made by Wetlands International South […]

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Bio-rights in Theory and Practice

Bio-rights is an innovative financing mechanism for reconciling poverty alleviation and environmental conservation. By providing micro-credits for sustainable development, the approach enables local communities to […]