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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 […]


Final Joint Statement to Working Group 2 at SBSTTA 14

This is the Final Joint Statement to Working Group 2 at SBSTTA 14 on the CBD’s Proposed Mission, Strategic Goals and Targets for the Post 2010 […]


Current and future CO2 emissions from drained peatlands in Southeast Asia

This is the first peer reviewed scientific article on the global carbon dioxide emissions due to peatsoil degradation and loss, with a focus on Southeast […]


The Need for the Review of the UNFCCC’s Forest-Related Terms, Definitions and Classifications

Civil Society Submission to the People’s World Conference on Climate Change and Mother Earth’s Rights. Allowing plantations to be classed as forests for the purpose […]


Submission to the Programme of Work on the Biological Diversity of Inland Water Ecosystems

This submission to the CBD technical meeting in May 2010 in Nairobi (SBSTTA) contains Wetlands International’s suggestions on the Indepth Programme of Work on Inland […]


Cost-effectiveness of wetlands for climate change adaptation

This paper highlights the role of specific wetlands for climate change adaptation. It wass made for the meeting of the UN-FCCC ‘Nairobi Working Programme’ on […]


Letter to the European Commission on the implementation of the EU Biofuel Directive

This is a letter from a long list of NGOs and sent by Wetlands International to the European Commission on the implementation of the EU […]


Peat swamp forests and palm oil

This presentation was made for the meeting with EU at the end of January 2010. It discusses the following issues: Where and what are peatlands […]