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Setting global targets would drive investment needed to scale up wetland recovery for climate action

Valuing the socio-economic capital of wetlands, making them part of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions and setting global targets will help drive the investment needed to […]

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UNFCCC Race to Zero Dialogues Water Action Day

‘Scaling up the Power of Wetlands for Ambitious Climate Action’ Join Wetlands International as we lead breakout discussion, ‘Scaling up the Power of Wetlands for […]

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Authorities urged to revise plans for large-scale irrigation and dam construction along Mali’s blue lifelines

Plans for large-scale irrigation and dam construction along the river Niger in Mali, require serious and urgent attention from national, regional and international authorities, according […]

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Youth Power in Restoring Ethiopia’s Central Rift Valley Lakes

In the last two decades, the negative impact of human activities on the environment has reared its ugly face in most parts of the world. Ethiopia’s […]

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Locking Carbon in Wetlands: Enhancing Climate Action by Including Wetlands in NDCs

With the focus on enhancing climate ambition in the run up to Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) submissions, a new report by the Alliance for Global […]

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Water, Peace and Security Partnership awarded Luxembourg Peace Prize in the Environment Category

The Water, Peace and Security Partnership has been awarded the 2020 Luxembourg Peace Prize for Outstanding Environmental Peace. The ceremony has been postponed to 2021 […]

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Opportunity to reshape action to multiple risks with a focus on vulnerable people

The impact of COVID19 on poor and vulnerable people is severe. Lockdowns and curfews imposed to curb the spread of COVID19 have brought untold economic […]

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Making the European Green Deal work for international partnerships

The European Green Deal must scale up support for the most vulnerable people in countries disproportionately affected by climate change and environmental degradation.   This is a call of […]

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Collaboration must be at the heart of climate action

This year, Earth Day marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement, when 20 million people mobilised to call for greater […]