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Case study

Conservation and sustainable use of mangroves in the Sine Saloum Delta, Senegal

The Sine Saloum Delta is a biodiversity-rich mangrove ecosystem on Senegal’s Atlantic coast. More than 100,000 inhabitants depend on the mangroves for their livelihoods. The […]

Publication

Act now on wetlands for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030)

All major global policy agreements conclude: wetlands are vital ecosystems in the landscape and are indispensable to achieve a sustainable and secure world. This policy […]

Case study

Building with Nature Indonesia

Reaching scale for coastal resilience The initiative “Building with Nature Indonesia” aims to build stable coastlines with reduced erosion risk through a unique integration of […]

News

A world without wetlands is a world without water

1.2 billion people live in areas where water is physically scarce and 2.7 billion people – 40% of the world’s population – suffer water shortages […]

Video

World Water Day interview with Wetlands International CEO Jane Madgwick

Video

Partners for Resilience in India

This film shows the achievements of the Partners for Resilience India program 2011 – 2015. Through a combination of improving the management of natural capital, […]

Blog

Building with Nature in Northern Java, taking it step by step

“She must be really good at writing” the villagers are whispering behind my back. I am sitting on a small bamboo platform, used for fishing, […]

Case study

Kenya’s Tana Delta: maintaining biodiversity for people and ecosystems

The Tana River Delta in Kenya is one of the largest and most significant coastal delta ecosystems in Eastern Africa. In order to protect the […]

Case study

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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Aquaculture, fisheries and coastal agriculture

Wetlands serve the needs of many different stakeholder groups. They provide vital services to production systems, including flood and drought regulation, water quality enhancement and storm protection. And they deliver valuable products such as fisheries and timber.