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Peatland Alert: peatland loss fuels climate change

Short movie in which NGO Wetlands International alerts that the destruction of the world’s peatlands leads to huge CO2 emissions and that it is therefore […]

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Healthy Wetlands, Healthy People

On 8 November 2007 the People’s Government of Shaoxing City hosted a symposium, organised by Wetlands International, entitled ‘Healthy Wetlands, Healthy People’. The opening sessions […]

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Wetlands and Livelihoods Working Group

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Factsheet Wetlands and Poverty Reduction Project

Many of the poor rely on wetlands for food, water, construction materials and similar necessities. Wetlands also act as transport corridors and provide protection against […]

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Brochure on Wetlands And Poverty Reduction Project

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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 […]