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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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; […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Every day should be World Wetlands Day

For the first time ever, World Wetlands International 2022 is observed as a UN international day, reflecting a growing awareness of the crucial role wetlands […]

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Momentum gained at COP26 must ensure the future of wetlands

As the UNFCCC climate conference ends, we have seen the profile of wetlands raised more than ever before, not only as the best carbon sink but as a resilience-builder against the droughts, storms […]