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Valuing Wetlands in climate and biodiversity agendas: recommendations for climate pledges

With the UNFCCC COP25 just around the corner, leaders across the world are assessing and finalising the climate strategies that will be implemented in 2020. […]

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Join us at COP25: Conserving, restoring and safeguarding wetlands to achieve climate goals

With the focus of this year’s COP25 on ensuring countries’ climate pledges will reflect the speed, scale and ambition needed to keep the global temperature […]

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RSPO adopts palm oil standards developed by Wetlands International to limit peatland degradation

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has adopted new standards, developed by Wetlands International, to help curb the degradation of tropical forests and peatlands […]

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Strategic Intent 2015-2025

The Strategic Intent 2015-2025 is the ten-year outlook for our organisation and the overarching strategy for the organisation worldwide. It reflects on wetland based solutions for people […]

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In our backyard: we are aiming to safeguard Dutch peatlands

As Wetlands International, we consider peatlands to be treasures, providing numerous ecosystem services and playing a role in disaster risk reduction. They are ecosystems that […]

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De Volkskrant voices the importance of safeguarding peat forests

“… Peat forests and other wetlands (are) the first line of defense against climate change. We can achieve up to 37 percent of the Paris targets […]

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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 […]

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Blue Carbon in the UNFCCC

The protection, restoration and sustainable management of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems for their climate mitigation and adaptation value – offer up to 37 percent of the solution for […]

Peatland landscape in Russia News

Countries can strengthen climate plans in 2020 with peatland and mangrove targets

There is untapped mitigation potential and a significant opportunity to include and expand peatlands and mangroves in the future, revised national climate plans of all […]

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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 […]