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Working together on disasters, climate, ecosystems

Natural and man-made disasters have been increasing exponentially over the past few decades. Climate change contributes both to extreme weather and the degradation and loss of ecosystems, intensifying […]

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Mangroves for Coastal Resilience

Wetlands International champions and enables the adequate management, restoration and sustainable use of mangrove forests. In this brochure we highlight our approaches and activities to increase coastal […]

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A vision for the practice of disaster risk reduction

Wetlands International is working closely with Red Cross, Cordaid, Red Cross Climate Centre and CARE to implement a range of activities in Asia, Latin America […]

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Working with nature for disaster risk reduction

Millions of people around the world are vulnerable to natural and man-made hazards. Unsustainable management and use of ecosystems is often a root cause of […]

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Drought report 1 (Inner Niger Delta, Mali)

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Restoring the Dentaga forest in the Inner Niger Delta, Mali

Since January 2012, Mali is facing a war waged by the Tuareg separatists and the Islamists who are occupying the northern part of the country. […]

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The birds are here but the Dentaga forest is disappearing (Inner Niger Delta, Mali)

The Dentaga flooding forest is one of the largest sites receiving migratory birds in the Niger River inner delta. Because of war, it became a […]

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Storm Surge Reduction by Mangroves

Mangroves can reduce storm surge water levels by slowing the flow of water and reducing surface waves. Therefore mangroves can potentially play a role in […]

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Jaltantra: Floodplains for livelihoods and biodiversity in North Bihar (short)

This video tells the story how biodiversity, livelihoods and wetland management are interlinked in the North Bihar, India. Endikements, roads and other development do not […]