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Empowering Malaysia’s wetland tribes with access to market for craftsmanship

The way of life of the Orang Asli Gombak territory outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has been hit hard by the pandemic. The area, which houses ten different indigenous tribes, is usually at risk from developments and illegal waste dumps, but […]

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Supporting the re-integration and self-sufficiency of India’s displaced workers across wetlands

In India, the largest brunt of the pandemic has been born by communities in rural areas and the more economically vulnerable population. The arrival of the pandemic triggered an odyssey […]

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Safeguard and restore wetlands to support people and nature through the pandemic and beyond

“Healthy wetlands are vital lifelines for  people struggling to survive through the pandemic – by supporting  local communities with training and advice we are helping them to secure safe water supplies, grow […]

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Building with Nature programme in Indonesia wins international Flood & Coast Excellence award

Our programme in Northern Java, Indonesia to stop coastal erosion through Building with Nature has won the prestigious Flood & Coast Excellence Award yesterday in […]

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Urban Wetlands for Cooler and Climate-Proof Cities

Cities are expected to account for nearly 7 billion people or two-thirds of the total global population by the year 2050. This growing urban population […]

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Which factors drive the evolution of mangrove coastlines?

To answer this question, a team of researchers conducted field experiments to gain understanding of the dynamics of mangrove systems. Their research took place in […]

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Indonesia shares Building with Nature experience to accelerate climate adaptation

On November 19th, Indonesia showed itself as a pioneer in embracing the Building with Nature approach to help protect their eroding coastline. In a virtual […]

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In mangrove restoration, custom solutions trump one-size-fits-all approach

By Mark Hillsdon. Originally published on Mongabay. The loss of mangrove forests worldwide is slowing, except in Asia, where there’s been a massive increase in […]

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Technical Guidelines ‘Associated Mangrove Aquaculture Farms’

This technical guideline discusses Associated Mangrove Aquaculture systems, in which part of an aquaculture pond is given up to make space for riverine mangroves. This […]