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Wetlands in the conservation Horizon Scan for 2018

Our input to the conservations science Horizon Scan for 2018 included Programme Manager for Costal Wetlands Femke Tonneijck. Many of the topics relate to wetlands, in particular just how much carbon will be released by soil under climate change.


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 […]


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 […]


Saving Peat for Less Heat! An update

Emissions from drained and degrading peatlands (organic soils) are almost double the amount of CO2 emissions from aviation, even without skyrocketing emissions from peat fires. This […]


Safeguarding nature can keep Paris within reach

Nature itself can gift us more than a third of the carbon emissions reductions that are needed to meet the Paris Climate Agreement. Previous estimates […]


A landscape approach for disaster risk reduction in 7 steps

The use of a landscape approach, although not new, is gaining prominence as an approach to effectively reduce disaster risk, adapt to climate change and enhance […]


Reflections from Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction: “We need to use nature smarter than we have in the past”

Are ecosystem based solutions to reducing risk gaining ground? And what can be done to bring these solutions from small pilots to scale and integrated […]


Joint Statement on Asia Pulp and Paper’s OKI mill in South Sumatra, Indonesia

On December 23, 2016 Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) announced it had started production at one of the largest pulp and tissue mills in the […]


APP’s New Pulp Mill Endangers Indonesia’s Climate Change Commitments

Jakarta, Indonesia. Asia Pulp & Paper’s $3 billion mill locks in high carbon emissions and fire threat for decades. NGOs call on company to stop using […]


The importance of “blue carbon” for the Paris Agreement

Wetlands International, together with the Australian Government, organised the event “Incorporating Blue Carbon into Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement” at the UN Climate […]

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