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Why wetlands are so important for both nature and climate

This article was originally published on Context,Thomson Reuters Foundation on February 2nd, 2023.   World Wetlands Day reminds us how ecosystems like peatlands, mangroves and […]

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Wetlands International welcomes the adoption of the Kunming-Montreal Biodiversity Agreement

Wetlands International welcomes the adoption of the Kunming-Montreal Agreement adopted by 196 countries under the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, committing the world to halting […]


For effective waterbird conservation along East Asian – Australasian Flyway, “best guess” is not enough

Incheon, Ro Korea/Ede-Wagenignen, NL, 28 July, 2022 – There is an urgent need for ensuring updated waterbird population status information in order to protect migratory […]


Report on the Conservation Status of Migratory Waterbirds of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway

The East Asian – Australasian Flyway (EAAF) is one of the world’s major global waterbird flyways. The EAAF includes 276 migratory waterbird populations. The ranges […]


Wetlands International calls for global wetland targets ahead of critical CBD COP15 negotiations

A new white paper from Wetlands International released today (21 June 2022) ahead of the pre-COP15 negotiations in Nairobi reveals the critical need to restore […]

Aerial view on picturesque mountain lake (Lake Ribnisko jezero, Slovenia). Publication

We need wetlands: The urgent case for global wetland targets

As critical COP15 negotiations commence in Nairobi in June 2022, Wetlands International has produced a white paper calling for urgent global wetlands targets to be […]


Seventh European Woodcock and Snipe Workshop

Proceedings of an International Symposium of the Wetlands International Woodcock and Snipe Specialist Group 16–18 May 2011. Edited by Y Ferrand; Date of Publication: 2013; […]


EAAF Conservation Status Review

Up to date information on population sizes and trends of waterbirds is critical to inform actions. The East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) adopted […]


Ensuring the Global Biodiversity Framework prioritises measures to safeguard wetlands and wetland biodiversity

Wetlands cover just 7 percent of the planet but are home to 40% of the world’s biodiversity. Over one million threatened species of plants and […]