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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 […]

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Wetlands International goes on Climate Strike!

Wetlands International’s global office will be on strike this Friday as the team joins the Dutch arm of the Global Climate Strike (20-27 September) in the […]

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Systems approaches are key to scaling up nature-based solutions, Wetlands International Chief Executive tells Climate Action Summit

As interest in the role of nature-based solutions in decarbonisation and adaptation grows, a more systemic approach and understanding is required, according to Wetlands International chief […]

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Wetlands International and Africa Union Commission – Great Green Wall Initiative call for revival of wetland systems in the Sahel at New York Climate Summit

With the focus of the New York Climate Action Summit on generating concrete proposals that can be accelerated for climate action, Wetlands International will pledge […]

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Nature-based Solutions in the spotlight at the New York Climate Summit

World leaders will gather at the United National Head Quarters this coming week to discuss concrete initiatives and proposals for dealing with climate change. UN […]

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The Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Manifesto: developed for the UN Climate Action Summit 2019

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit will aim at boosting ambition and accelerating action to implement the Paris Agreement. The Climate Action Summit will […]

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Global Flagship on Adaptation report: Work with nature, humanity first line of defence

The Flagship report by The Global Commission on Adaptation, launched today, makes a compelling case for working with nature to build resilience and reduce risk, […]

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ADAPT NOW: A GLOBAL CALL FOR LEADERSHIP ON CLIMATE RESILIENCE

The Global Commission on Adaptation has recently published a flagship report that puts forth recommendations for urgent action to the country and business leaders to […]

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G5 Sahel acknowledges the importance of ecosystems for human security

Environment ministers and representatives of the G5 Sahel have committed to including land restoration, integrated resource management and healthy ecosystems as part of policies to […]

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Wetlands International emphasises conflict-sensitive and human-security approaches to infrastructure as new Malian government takes office

Water infrastructure must be ‘conflict-sensitive’ and coordinated between ministries representative of all stakeholders if future escalation of violence in Mali is to be avoided, according […]