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We are the global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation and restoration of wetlands. Our vision is a world where wetlands are treasured and nurtured […]

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The Key Role of Women in Environmental and Mangrove Conservation

Prioritising the role of women in preserving the coastal and mangrove environments creates opportunities for accelerating sustainable development. This is shown through the experience of […]

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Becoming a Leader Through Learning About Mangroves

Indah Purwanti, a female aquaculture farmer from Purworejo Village in Demak District, never thought that learning about environmentally friendly aquaculture and mangrove conservation from the […]

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Every day should be World Wetlands Day

For the first time ever, World Wetlands International 2022 is observed as a UN international day, reflecting a growing awareness of the crucial role wetlands […]

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Blue Lifelines for a Secure Sahel (BLiSS)

The Sahel is a vast region, rich in natural resources. It is connected by rivers, deltas and lakes supporting centuries-old cultures and societies that have […]

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Driving investment in Eco-DRR to build climate resilient communities in developing countries

Celebrating International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, 13 October 2021 On the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, celebrated every 13th of October, this year’s edition […]

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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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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 […]