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Risky business: Integrated solutions for expanding coastal cities

Hasty, business-as-usual solutions to managing disaster risks in expanding coastal cities can undermine sustainable development and actually put people, urban infrastructure and valuable land at greater risk. Integrated Risk […]

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Wetlands and its communities: The story of Yus – an advocate for coastal conservation

“I am very passionate about working with local communities as I believe it is a fundamental aspect for achieving conservation goals, contribute to communities’ well-being, […]

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The start of a deep and positive connection between the environment, society and the economy

A 15 year-old environment campaigner stole the limelight from Ban Ki-Moon at the UN climate reception last Thursday night as he told his story of […]

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Fish/shrimp farming Coastal Field School, a new hope for local farmers in coastal Demak

I still remember the first time when I met Supardi (47 years old) on the first day of the Coastal Field School Training of Trainers […]

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Building ecosystem resilience to escape a humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia

The remote Somali region in northeast Ethiopia is one of the most challenging Sahelian environments we’ve ever worked in. This is a parched landscape of […]

Case study

Ensuring food and water security in Mali

Nearly two million people directly depend on the waters of the Upper Niger River and seasonal wetlands in Mali’s Inner Niger Delta. While armed conflict […]

Case study

Conservation and sustainable use of mangroves in the Sine Saloum Delta, Senegal

The Sine Saloum Delta is a biodiversity-rich mangrove ecosystem on Senegal’s Atlantic coast. More than 100,000 inhabitants depend on the mangroves for their livelihoods. The […]

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Act now on wetlands for Agenda 2030 – Infographic

In 2015, world leaders committed to achieving the 17 goals of the United National 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). […]

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Act now on wetlands for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030)

All major global policy agreements conclude: wetlands are vital ecosystems in the landscape and are indispensable to achieve a sustainable and secure world. This policy […]