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Blue-green infrastructure: from a single measure to city-wide network

Live from New York, it’s… the Building a Resilient Future event!! Consisting of a wide variety of sessions and side events, it was my honour […]

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Nature-based Solutions in the spotlight at the New York Climate Summit

World leaders will gather at the United National Head Quarters this coming week to discuss concrete initiatives and proposals for dealing with climate change. UN […]

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The Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Manifesto: developed for the UN Climate Action Summit 2019

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit will aim at boosting ambition and accelerating action to implement the Paris Agreement. The Climate Action Summit will […]

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Building with Nature in Indonesia in the spotlight in Flagship report on Adaptation

On 10 September 2019 the Global Commission on Adaptation launched its Flagship report to accelerate adaptation by elevating the political visibility of adaptation and focusing […]

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Global Flagship on Adaptation report: Work with nature, humanity first line of defence

The Flagship report by The Global Commission on Adaptation, launched today, makes a compelling case for working with nature to build resilience and reduce risk, […]

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ADAPT NOW: A GLOBAL CALL FOR LEADERSHIP ON CLIMATE RESILIENCE

The Global Commission on Adaptation has recently published a flagship report that puts forth recommendations for urgent action to the country and business leaders to […]

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G5 Sahel acknowledges the importance of ecosystems for human security

Environment ministers and representatives of the G5 Sahel have committed to including land restoration, integrated resource management and healthy ecosystems as part of policies to […]

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RSPO adopts palm oil standards developed with Wetlands International to limit peatland degradation

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has adopted new standards, developed in partnership with Wetlands International, to help curb the degradation of tropical forests […]

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Wetlands International emphasises conflict-sensitive and human-security approaches to infrastructure as new Malian government takes office

Water infrastructure must be ‘conflict-sensitive’ and coordinated between ministries representative of all stakeholders if future escalation of violence in Mali is to be avoided, according […]