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Water sector thirsty for change at Climate COP

Water must be at the core of effective climate action, but many countries are unaware of the powerful water-related solutions that exist. To remedy this, […]

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African Union: Wetlands should be integrated into the Great Green Wall Initiative

Version française en bas. In a big step forward towards acknowledging the value of wetland ecosystems, the African Union has expressed its commitment to integrate […]

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Kayakers of the Paraná River in Argentina demand wetland protection

A group of kayakers paddled 350 kilometers from Rosario, Santa Fe, to Tigre, Buenos Aires, in seven days in order to deliver a petition signed […]

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Wetlands International at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together thousands of leaders and government-level decision-makers, civil society, indigenous peoples, business and academic with the goal […]

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Our statement on draft EU anti-deforestation law which leaves out fragile wetlands

Responding to the leaked EU anti-deforestation law draft which leaves out fragile wetlands, Daniel Blanco, Wetlands International LAC Director based at the Argentina Office, said: “Wetlands […]

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Africa Climate Week 2021: Safeguarding wetlands as risk-based approach

On 26 September 2021, also World Rivers Day, we invite you to join us in discussion at the Africa Climate Week. Our event Safeguarding wetlands […]

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Reflections from World Water Week 2021: Wetlands as key to building resilience faster

In recent months the world has seen catastrophic flooding in western Europe and China, extreme heatwaves in North America, and wildfires in Russia, Greece, Turkey […]

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Wetlands International welcomes the 2030 Action Targets and calls for a focus on wetlands

Wetlands International welcomes the ambitious yet highly relevant 2030 action targets calling for conservation and effective management of at least 30 percent of global land- […]

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Wetlands International celebrates opening of largest birdwatching centre in South America

On 12 August, 2021, the first birdwatching centre of the Iberá Wetlands was was inaugurated in Corrientes, Argentina. The international, bilingual centre is located in […]