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Mangrove green belt in Demak sees rapid mangrove recovery through fishpond conversion

The construction of permeable structures to trap sediment and encourage mangrove recovery along the eroding coastline of Demak in North-Java has gained remarkable traction around […]

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Greenchoice and Wetlands International kick-off their partnership on Earth Day to restore Guinea-Bissau’s mangroves

Dutch sustainable energy supplier Greenchoice and Wetlands International, the international NGO dedicated to protecting and restoring wetlands, launch a joint project in Guinea Bissau to […]

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Technical Guidelines ‘Systems Understanding’ for Nature-inclusive Coastal Infrastructure design

Nature-inclusive infrastructure design is neither simple nor straightforward and very little guidance is yet available. To truly make use of ecosystem services and to conserve […]

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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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Mangrove restoration: To Plant or not to Plant

The To plant or not to Plant initiative will rehabilitate at least 30.000 ha of mangroves supporting biodiversity conservation, human well-being and mitigating climate change. This is […]

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Building with Nature: Creating, Implementing and Upscaling Nature-Based Solutions

This book makes the urgent and compelling case for scaling up the Building with Nature approach to adapt to and mitigate climate change. It contains […]

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Scaling investment in Building with Nature solutions along coasts and rivers

Despite their increasing popularity, investment in scaling of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) along coasts and rivers is lagging behind. This new white paper suggests how to […]

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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 […]