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Going green: are ecosystem-based adaptation solutions gaining ground?

“Ecosystems are crucial for climate adaptation!”. I must have uttered this sentence hundreds of times at the climate conference in Bali in 2007. To no […]

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Meet Abdul, a local champion of Building with Nature Indonesia

The time flies for Abdul Ghofur and 25 other participants of the Coastal Field School Training of Trainers (ToT). In May they completed their season-long […]

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Building with Nature concept successfully introduced in Suriname

Suriname is known as the greenest country on earth, but is also one of the seven globally most endangered countries by sea level rise. On […]

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Outsmarting climate change on a budget

Low-tech adaptation strategies are helping people in developing countries cope with the dangers of a warmer world. Developing countries stand to suffer the most from […]

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Time travel with wetlands

If we could travel back in time, to the year 1900, 65% of all wetlands in the world would not yet have been lost. We […]

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Liquid assets – converting wetland ecosystem services values to investment propositions

The fact that wetlands are shrinking amidst rapid development is common knowledge, and also that  the world is more climate insecure than ever as the […]

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Advancing the implementation of the Sendai Framework through Ecosystem Solutions

This policy brief from the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (of which Wetlands International is a member) analyses the Sendai Frame for Disaster Risk […]

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Risky business: Integrated solutions for expanding coastal cities

Hasty, business-as-usual solutions to managing disaster risks in expanding coastal cities can undermine sustainable development and actually put people, urban infrastructure and valuable land at greater risk. Integrated Risk […]

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Wetlands and its communities: The story of Yus – an advocate for coastal conservation

“I am very passionate about working with local communities as I believe it is a fundamental aspect for achieving conservation goals, contribute to communities’ well-being, […]

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The start of a deep and positive connection between the environment, society and the economy

A 15 year-old environment campaigner stole the limelight from Ban Ki-Moon at the UN climate reception last Thursday night as he told his story of […]