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Water we doing about water?

Did you know that the answer can be found in nature? Nature-based solutions such as restoring mangrove buffers in degraded coastal areas or preserving peatlands […]

Cattle crossing a river in Mali. Event

Water stress and human mobility: freshwater solutions for resilience and peacebuilding

A side-event at the UNFCCC SB48 in Bonn about how water crises, particularly in the Sahel, are displacing people. This event contributes to and presents the work of the Task Force on Displacement created at COP21.

Publication

Enhancing action on wetlands as a key strategy to reach Paris Agreement objectives

Addressing freshwater ambitions explicitly through Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) provides a key entry-point for countries to emphasise the importance of freshwater strategies for adapting to […]

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Healthy wetlands: potential for peace and security

The condition of wetlands has an impact on human security and conflict. Senior Advocacy Officer Joyce Kortlandt reflects on how this is felt in the Sahel and elsewhere.

Event

Wetlands International’s participation in World Water Forum 8, Brasilia-Brazil 19 – 23 March

Wetlands International will be in Brasilia, Brazil for the 8th World Water Forum. WWF8 brings together the world's leading water experts for discussions around thematic, region and political issues related to water.

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Building ecosystem resilience in Ethiopia’s Somali Region

How can we build the long-term resilience of communities to withstand recurring food and water insecurity, droughts and flash floods in the Horn of Africa […]

News

Wetlands International awarded €1,000,000 by Dutch National Postcode Lottery

Amsterdam, the Netherlands. At last night’s annual Goed Geld Gala, the National Postcode Lottery awarded Wetlands International €1,000,000 to mobilise action in the places where […]

Publication

A Step Towards Resilience: Joint Initiatives Addressing Protracted Crisis in Somali Region

A Step Towards Resilience is a compilation of inspiring stories from the disaster-prone Somali Region of Ethiopia. Wetlands International worked with partners Netherlands Red Cross, […]

News

How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

Blog

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: “How is the ongoing loss of wetlands linked to people leaving their homes and land?”

How are wetlands connected to conflict and out-migration? This is a relevant question on this year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, which focuses on disaster-related […]

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