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Effects of different management regimes on mangrove ecosystem services in Java, Indonesia

This report for the first time quantifies the provision of mangrove ecosystem services according to different management regimes. The study concludes that ecosystem service provision […]

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The importance of mangroves to people: a call to action

UNEP has launched a new report in which it warns that the deforestation of the planet’s mangroves was exceeding average global forest loss by a […]

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Mangroves Provide Measurable Risk Reduction Benefit to Coastal Communities from Storm Waves and Flooding

A new guidebook on mangroves as a coastal defence finds that mangroves can reduce risk from a large number of coastal hazards. The role of […]

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Bottom up in Indonesia!

Last week, I visited Indonesia together with Femke Tonneijck from Wetlands International  to meet our partners that are involved in the development of a Building […]

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“Slappe pap verandert in stevige kust”

Great article in Dutch newspaper ‘De Volkskrant’ about our pilot project in Northern Java where we are using a ‘Building with Nature’ approach to restore the […]

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Workshop: ‘Making the business case for Building with Nature’

Building with Nature solutions for creating resilient coasts have rapidly gained momentum. How can this concept contribute to solving key challenges related to coastal security, […]

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Workshop: ‘Green Solutions for Resilient Delta Cities’

The climate is changing at the same time as we see enlarging and more densely populated urban delta areas. We need to find new and […]

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Workshop: ‘Landscape level planning for community resilience’

While water related hazards such as floods and droughts are on the increase, the degradation of wetlands and other ecosystems erodes nature’s ability to regulate […]

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Wetlands International awards Staff Medal of Excellence to Daniel Blanco and Ritesh Kumar

Wetlands International awarded the Staff Medal of Excellence to two individuals on Monday. Daniel Blanco of Argentina and Ritesh Kumar of India are recognised for […]