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The Niger Basin could cross the 2˚C threshold in the next 25 years

The international ambition to limit global warming to 2°C relative to pre-industrial levels was re-affirmed and included in the COP21 Paris agreement in January this […]

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Effects of 2˚C Warming: IMPACT2C modelling results for a 2˚C climate for key global vulnerable regions

The IMPACT2C project provides information on the potential impacts of 2˚C of global warming. This Policy Briefing Note provides a summary of the findings on […]

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A world without wetlands is a world without water

1.2 billion people live in areas where water is physically scarce and 2.7 billion people – 40% of the world’s population – suffer water shortages […]

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World Water Day interview with Wetlands International CEO Jane Madgwick

Case study

Restoring the abundance of Senegal’s Ndiael Special Reserve for people and nature

The Ndiael Reserve in Senegal is an oasis of desert wetlands that is internationally recognised for its outstanding nature. Like the birds and the fish […]

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From the Arctic to Africa: Protecting Waterbirds and Wetlands

Migratory birds do not mind political boundaries, but they often suffer from lack of international cooperation as they depend on local wetlands in different countries […]

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Creating climate resilient wetlands for waterbirds and communities across the African-Eurasian flyway

The Climate Resilient Flyways project is about working at a landscape-level to benefit the local people and the birds that migrate across continents but still rely on sites within those landscapes.

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We are the global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation and restoration of wetlands. Wetlands are the source of water that supports all forms of […]

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Climate and disaster risks

Arid wetlands are vital water stores in otherwise uninhabitable landscapes. They help strengthen the capacity of local people to survive droughts and fight desertification. A changing climate and upstream diversions is putting these wetlands and the communities they support at risk.

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New initiative launched to create climate resilient wetlands for waterbirds and communities

Bonn, Germany – A new initiative to identify and restore critical wetlands for waterbirds flying between Europe and Africa that are vulnerable to climate change was […]