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Investments and collaboration needed at scale to revive wetlands and speed up adaptation

More than 30 world leaders, 50 ministers, 50 international organisations, experts and other stakeholders gathered at the virtual Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, hosted by the Netherlands at the end of […]

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Wetlands International becomes supporting partner of UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Wetlands International has officially become a supporting partner of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The partnership recognises Wetlands International’s critical role to catalyse and successfully implement restoration initiatives for […]

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World Wetlands Day 2021: wetlands are the freshwater sources

This World Wetlands Day we celebrate how wetlands are essential for water and provide for life. World Wetlands Day, celebrated each year on 2 February, […]

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Celebrating 50 years of a wetland convention for collaboration across borders

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Ramsar Convention, the intergovernmental treaty which commits countries to the ‘wise use’ of wetlands, to list and […]

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Promising  new  opportunities and  pressing  threats  concerning  efforts to conserve  biodiversity in 2021: Horizon scan

A panel of 25 scientists, conservation professionals and future scanners recently came together for an annual ‘horizon scan’ to answer the question: “What are the most promising new opportunities […]

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Wetlands International congratulates the Irish Government’s inspiring leadership in making wetlands core to climate action

The Irish government has taken bold steps to make its wetlands a core part of its climate action – a move which Wetlands International and […]

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Virtual community training to continue to rewetting peatlands in Indonesia and Russia

Despite the constraints of COVID-19, Wetlands International continues to prevent and reverse drainage of peatlands which is devastating to nature, encourages fires, floods and subsidence and contributes to runaway climate change. Rewetting […]

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Setting global targets would drive investment needed to scale up wetland recovery for climate action

Valuing the socio-economic capital of wetlands, making them part of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions and setting global targets will help drive the investment needed to […]

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UNFCCC Race to Zero Dialogues Water Action Day

‘Scaling up the Power of Wetlands for Ambitious Climate Action’ Join Wetlands International as we lead breakout discussion, ‘Scaling up the Power of Wetlands for […]