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Experts draw attention to a successful method of mangrove regeneration on International Mangrove Day

Today, on the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, conservation organisations and mangrove specialists worldwide highlight the multifunctional multiple benefits of the […]

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Germany helps to scale up Building with Nature in Indonesia

Wetlands International is happy to announce that the German goverment has granted financial support to scale up a running pilot which aims to restore the […]

Publication

Building with Nature Indonesia – meet the partners

In Northern Java millions of people are suffering from the consequences of coastal erosion. In the Demak district ‘Building with Nature’ solutions are being used […]

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Building with Nature prominent as sustainable coastal management approach during Dutch trade mission to Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia, 21 November 2016 – During the Dutch trade mission to Indonesia this week ‘Building with Nature’ features prominently as a promising sustainable and […]

News

New series of mangrove restoration works on eroded coast in Java

Java – Indonesia has started with the construction of a new series of permeable structures in front of its severely eroding coastline. The structures capture […]

Blog

To plant or not to plant? Stopping malpractices in using mangroves to increase coastal resilience

The last decade tsunamis and typhoon related surges in coastal areas across the world raised enormous interest for the role that mangroves can play in […]

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Going green: are ecosystem-based adaptation solutions gaining ground?

“Ecosystems are crucial for climate adaptation!”. I must have uttered this sentence hundreds of times at the climate conference in Bali in 2007. To no […]

Blog

Meet Abdul, a local champion of Building with Nature Indonesia

The time flies for Abdul Ghofur and 25 other participants of the Coastal Field School Training of Trainers (ToT). In May they completed their season-long […]

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Building with Nature concept successfully introduced in Suriname

Suriname is known as the greenest country on earth, but is also one of the seven globally most endangered countries by sea level rise. On […]

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Fish/shrimp farming Coastal Field School, a new hope for local farmers in coastal Demak

I still remember the first time when I met Supardi (47 years old) on the first day of the Coastal Field School Training of Trainers […]