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210 million people benefit from mangroves-associated fisheries

Some 210 million people live in low elevation areas within 10 km of mangroves and many of these directly benefit from mangrove-associated fisheries. Yet, these […]

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Mangroves Provide Measurable Risk Reduction Benefit to Coastal Communities from Storm Waves and Flooding

A new guidebook on mangroves as a coastal defence finds that mangroves can reduce risk from a large number of coastal hazards. The role of […]

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“Slappe pap verandert in stevige kust”

Great article in Dutch newspaper ‘De Volkskrant’ about our pilot project in Northern Java where we are using a ‘Building with Nature’ approach to restore the […]

Blog

Bottom up in Indonesia!

Last week, I visited Indonesia together with Femke Tonneijck from Wetlands International  to meet our partners that are involved in the development of a Building […]

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All for forests, forests for all!

An unprecedented large group of governments, companies, NGOs and indigenous peoples groups called for action to protect and restore the world’s forests. In a declaration […]

Publication

Workshop: ‘Making the business case for Building with Nature’

Building with Nature solutions for creating resilient coasts have rapidly gained momentum. How can this concept contribute to solving key challenges related to coastal security, […]

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Workshop: ‘Green Solutions for Resilient Delta Cities’

The climate is changing at the same time as we see enlarging and more densely populated urban delta areas. We need to find new and […]

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Workshop: ‘Landscape level planning for community resilience’

While water related hazards such as floods and droughts are on the increase, the degradation of wetlands and other ecosystems erodes nature’s ability to regulate […]

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Ikal Angelei accepts Luc Hoffmann Medal

Ms. Ikal Angelei, founder and director of Friends of Lake Turkana in Kenya, accepts the Wetlands International Luc Hoffmann Medal for Excellence in Wetlands Science […]