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Towards sustainable palm oil

Approximately 90% of world palm oil production takes place in Indonesia and Malaysia. Of these plantations around 20% is grown on peat soils, which used […]

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Wetlands and biofuels

Biofuels are liquid transportation fuels produced from crops as alternatives to petroleum-based gasoline and diesel. Biofuels demand and production is exploding globally, driven by government […]


Recommendations for key players in the soy production chain

A set of recommendations for producing countries, consuming countries, and producers – all of whom have an important role to play in minimising the impact […]

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Soy and wetlands

Soy is one of the most important agricultural commodities in the world, used mainly for animal feed fulfilling the meat demands in the world (70%), […]

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Greening the pulp and paper industry

The pulp and paper industry is booming in Southeast Asia. The pulp wood plantations, primarily Acacia crassicarpa, are often grown on carbon rich and biodiversity […]

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Restoring the abundance of Senegal’s Ndiael Special Reserve for people and nature

The Ndiael Reserve in Senegal is an oasis of desert wetlands that is internationally recognised for its outstanding nature. Like the birds and the fish […]

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The Parana Delta in Argentina: maintaining wetlands and traditional livelihoods

The diverse wetlands of the Parana Delta lie in the La Plata Basin in Argentina. They are under great pressure from the extraction of natural […]

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Reducing the impacts of oil sands mining

Canada’s oil sands (also called tar sands) are one of the largest oil deposits on earth. Mining destroys the peat marshes covering these deposits, and […]

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From the Arctic to Africa: Protecting Waterbirds and Wetlands

Migratory birds do not mind political boundaries, but they often suffer from lack of international cooperation as they depend on local wetlands in different countries […]