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More than trees please! Reflections on the UN Climate Action Summit in New York

Entering the United Nations Headquarters you must walk across the Sustainable Development Goals set out as brightly coloured tiles across the forecourt, like some kind […]

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Wetlands International goes on Climate Strike!

Wetlands International’s global office will be on strike this Friday as the team joins the Dutch arm of the Global Climate Strike (20-27 September) in the […]

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Mangroves offer hope amid concerning outlook from IPCC oceans and crysophere report

Mangrove conservation and restoration will play a crucial role in averting the growing threat from rising sea levels that could imperil hundreds of millions of […]

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Systems approaches are key to scaling up nature-based solutions, Wetlands International Chief Executive tells Climate Action Summit

As interest in the role of nature-based solutions in decarbonisation and adaptation grows, a more systemic approach and understanding is required, according to Wetlands International chief […]

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Initiative for scaling up Building with Nature in Asia to transform water engineering sector launched at Climate Action Summit

At the Climate Action Summit in New York global leaders have been asked to present coalitions and initiatives that accelerate climate action. Indonesia, Wetlands International […]

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Wetlands International and Africa Union Commission – Great Green Wall Initiative call for revival of wetland systems in the Sahel at New York Climate Summit

With the focus of the New York Climate Action Summit on generating concrete proposals that can be accelerated for climate action, Wetlands International will pledge […]

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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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Open letter to the Mediterranean Shipping Company from conservation organisations: Where is the compensation for pollution of the Wadden Sea?

On the night of 1 January 2019, the Swiss shipping company MSC lost 342 containers, spilling toxic substances and plastic debris across the beaches, dunes, […]