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Investments and collaboration needed at scale to revive wetlands and speed up adaptation

More than 30 world leaders, 50 ministers, 50 international organisations, experts and other stakeholders gathered at the virtual Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, hosted by the Netherlands at the end of […]

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Wetlands International becomes supporting partner of UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Wetlands International has officially become a supporting partner of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The partnership recognises Wetlands International’s critical role to catalyse and successfully implement restoration initiatives for […]

Case study

SaWeL: Safeguarding Sahelian wetlands for food security

The SaWeL programme contributes to improving food security, livelihoods and resilience of smallholder farmers in Sahelian wetlands by scaling up sustainable agricultural water management, ecosystem management and creating access to market systems. Food, wetlands […]

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Mangrove restoration: To Plant or not to Plant

The To plant or not to Plant initiative will rehabilitate at least 30.000 ha of mangroves supporting biodiversity conservation, human well-being and mitigating climate change. This is […]

Publication

Building with Nature: Creating, Implementing and Upscaling Nature-Based Solutions

This book makes the urgent and compelling case for scaling up the Building with Nature approach to adapt to and mitigate climate change. It contains […]

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Scaling investment in Building with Nature solutions along coasts and rivers

Despite their increasing popularity, investment in scaling of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) along coasts and rivers is lagging behind. This new white paper suggests how to […]

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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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A tribute to Senegal’s young wetland champion

Wetlands International pays tribute to Youssoupha Sane, coordinator of the Saloum Mangrove Club network and #PowerofWetlands ambassador, who sadly passed away in Thies in Senegal […]

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Celebrating 50 years of a wetland convention for collaboration across borders

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Ramsar Convention, the intergovernmental treaty which commits countries to the ‘wise use’ of wetlands, to list and […]