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Wetlands and human security at UNFCCC

The connection between water and human security is already recognised by many global conventions, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and […]

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New study predicts that African waterbirds will suffer from climate change

Wetlands International and BirdLife International have launched results of a major climate impact study at the 7th Meeting of the Parties (MOP7) of the UNEP […]

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Wetlands International in Vice Versa

Recently, the Dutch magazine Vice Versa has published a special issue exploring the dynamics of water in an increasingly water scarce world and we are […]

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Mastering disaster in a changing climate: Reducing disaster risk through resilient water management

According to the U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), between 1995 and 2015, over 6,400 weather-related disasters claimed a total of 606,000 lives and […]

Event

UNFCCC COP24: Action on wetlands to adhere to Paris Agreement goals

In a world where climate change has become an undeniable reality, conservation of wetlands has become a mandate for building resilience, mitigating greenhouse gas emissions […]

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Ziway-Shalla Basin in Balance: climate resilience for people and nature in the Ethiopian Rift

A unique consortium of Ethiopian and Dutch expert organisations has recently started a Euro 4.3-million initiative called “Ziway-Shalla: Basin in Balance” in the Central Rift […]

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Connecting wetlands to human security in Mali

Conflicts have increased sharply since 2010. Many countries and sub-national areas now face cycles of repeated violence, weak governance and instability[1]. However, political and social […]

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Wetlands International at Ramsar COP 13

At the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands COP 13, we aim to bring our expertise and experience from every angle and contribute further to the restoration […]

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 Dr. Kathy MacKinnon has been awarded the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018

We are proud to announce that Dr. Kathy MacKinnon, Vice-Chair of our Supervisory Council, has been awarded the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2018. The MIDORI Prize […]

The colourful mountains of Andeas. Blog

The Andean region: a place to conserve

“Sitting above 3500m, it is high enough to take your breath away, and lack of oxygen is not the only reason! It is a landscape […]

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