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Act now to build back the bond between people and nature

Today we may survive by ‘breaking the chain’ of infection of COVID-19, but our future will be defined by our ability to build back a […]

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In Mali, water is a source of life

How can you help NGOs and citizens in Mali better stand up for their rights when it comes to water and sanitation? The Watershed partnership […]

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Boskalis and Wetlands International to explore the potential of blue carbon

Wetlands International and Boskalis, the global dredging and marine contractor, will intensify collaboration to enhance and restore coastal wetland habitat that not only support coastal […]

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Call for an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework on World Wetlands Day 2020

Open Letter by the International Organization Partners to the Convention on Wetlands: Birdlife International, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the International Union for Conservation […]

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A Vision for the World’s Wetlands and their People on World Wetlands Day

With the spotlight in 2020 firmly on the twinned crises of climate and biodiversity and the choices the world must make to avoid catastrophe, journalist […]

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Biodiversity threats and opportunities in 2020: Horizon scan

What are the most promising new opportunities and pressing threats concerning efforts to conserve biodiversity?   Nearly two dozen scientists, conservation professionals and future scanners recently came together to ask and answer that question as […]

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Wetlands International calls for collective action to halt and prevent further Pantanal fires

Earlier this month Wetlands International’s leadership team gathered in the Brazilian Pantanal for its annual meeting. One of the key reasons to be there was […]

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Green Infrastructure is Critical Infrastructure – time for some guidance for National DRR plans

In May, leaders at the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) agreed to capitalise on ecosystem-based approaches and leverage the complementarity across blue, green […]

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More than trees please! Reflections on the UN Climate Action Summit in New York

Entering the United Nations Headquarters you must walk across the Sustainable Development Goals set out as brightly coloured tiles across the forecourt, like some kind […]