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WI Policy Brief World Water Forum 2006

This brochure is especially developed for distribution at major events like the Convention on Biodiversity in Brasil and the World Water Forum in Mexico this […]

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Cartoon – Peatland degradation, a burning issue

Cartoon depiction of Wetlands International’s concerns on the degradation of tropical peatlands and the importance of UNFCCC in tackling this issue.

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Peatland degradation fuels climate change

In this article we publisch the findings of the Peat-CO2 study of Delft Hydraulics, Wetlands International and Alterra for the 12th UN-FCCC summit, Nairobi 2006. […]

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Peat CO2

This report presents shocking figures on CO2 emissions from drained peatland areas. These areas were once swamp forests. Due to extensive drainage for logging, palm oil plantations […]

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Striking a Balance

This leaflet promotes the Striking a Balance (SAB) approach, which seeks to address the widespread and growing pressures on wetlands in Africa from agricultural and other […]

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The Niger, a lifeline

An extensive study on the impact of existing and planned dams in the Upper Niger. Impacts such as irrigation, hydropower generation but also loss of […]

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Impact of dams on the people of Mali

This brochure provides a base for decisions regarding the use of water of the Upper Niger. The brochure presents facts about proposed and existing dams […]

Partners for Wise Use of Wetlands – Agreement between DGIS and Wetlands International