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New trial ensures successful planting of seedlings to restore areas in Pantanal degraded by fires

The pilot project uses the transplantation of seedlings due to a shortage in production of native seeds, necessary to restore forests around the Cuiabá River, […]

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Wetlands International Argentina wins national Water Project Competition with restoration of the Llancanelo Lagoon

With their project focused on the ecological restoration of the Carapacho wetlands in Mendoza, Argentina, Wetlands International Argentina have won the 14th Fundación Vida Silvestre […]

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Wetlands International Brazil and partners launch new tool that monitors burned areas in the Cerrado, Pantanal and Amazon

On 8 June, Wetlands International Brazil and their partners celebrated a live launch of the platform ‘ALARMES’, a new tool that provides daily warnings about […]

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The wetlands of Guanacache, Argentina are green again

After nine years of rigorous community effort, the wetlands of Guanacache in the Mendoza province of Argentina are green once more. The project that has […]

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Ziway-Shalla Basin in Balance

Ziway Shalla is a closed water basin, located in the Rift Valley of Ethiopia, the country’s most important wetland area. It secures the livelihoods of […]

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Can language determine how we value water?

This year’s World Water Day focuses on the value of water. But while scientific journals, policy frameworks and philosophical debates have explored and assessed the […]

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World Wetlands Day 2021: wetlands are the freshwater sources

This World Wetlands Day we celebrate how wetlands are essential for water and provide for life. World Wetlands Day, celebrated each year on 2 February, […]

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Promising  new  opportunities and  pressing  threats  concerning  efforts to conserve  biodiversity in 2021: Horizon scan

A panel of 25 scientists, conservation professionals and future scanners recently came together for an annual ‘horizon scan’ to answer the question: “What are the most promising new opportunities […]

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Combating fires and enhancing livelihoods in the Pantanal during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a ‘crisis on top of a crisis’ situation for indigenous communities and landowners in the Pantanal, the world’s largest tropical wetland. The worst fires in history are raging across the wetland, […]