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Aquaculture induced erosion of tropical coastlines throws coastal communities back into poverty

Shallow tropical coastlines harbour unique mangrove ecosystems, which support livelihoods and provide a natural barrier against coastal flooding. Non-sustainable land-use practices, such as large-scale clear […]

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Wetlands are an indispensable link in the Sustainable Development Goals

On Friday 25 September the UN member states formally adopted the new development goals, which will set the world’s development agenda for the next 15 […]

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Promoting Ecosystems for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation – Opportunities for integration

With case studies contributions from PEDRR partners, this discussion paper highlights opportunities for integration between DRR and CCA through ecosystem-based approaches.

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Building with Nature Indonesia Design and Engineering Plan

This design and engineering plan will be used as preparation for the implementation of a large scale Building with Nature demonstration project in Demak, Central […]

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“We want good evacuation measures, no large seawalls!“

What is the best approach to restore and protect a coastline that was hit by a Tsunami? Driven by my own involvement in mangrove restoration […]

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From WCDRR Sendai: Eco-DRR Report – Thursday 19 March

The Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 has been agreed at 10pm in Japan with a central role for ecosystem degradation as a root […]

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Investment in natural capital for risk reduction – an opportunity not a cost

At the session on ‘Economic aspects of Disaster Risk Reduction’ at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai on 16 March, the […]

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Recipe for Resilience – Ecosystem and climate Smart Disaster Risk Reduction

What are some of the “ingredients” that would make a “recipe for resilience”?  Wetlands International and its programme partners in the coalition Partners for Resilience […]

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Wetland Solutions for People and Nature

This Strategic Intent for 2015 – 2025 is the highest level guide to our work. It sets out the ambitions of Wetlands International in terms of what we aim to […]