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Kenya’s Tana River Delta Ramsar Site Launched

To celebrate World Wetlands Day 2014, Kenya’s Tana River Delta Ramsar Site was officially launched with a public celebration attended by over 500 people. Encompassing […]


Miljoenen euro’s van Postcode Loterij om Filipijnen beter tegen rampen te beschermen

De Postcode Loterij stelt een extra bijdrage van meer dan 2 miljoen euro beschikbaar om inwoners van de Filipijnen beter voor te bereiden op natuurrampen. Dat werd […]


Blue Challenges, Green Opportunities: Wetlands Matter!

The Hague, The Netherlands – With the societal and environmental costs of wetland degradation already huge and growing fast, Wetlands International brought over 100 current […]


A sustainable solution for massive coastal erosion in Central Java

We developed a new approach called ‘Hybrid Engineering’, which addresses delta and coastal vulnerability in an integrated manner. This approach accommodates economic and livelihood development needs, and […]


Downstream Voices

In his new book “Downstream Voices” commissioned  by Wetlands International, Fred Pearce takes you along his journey to three large river basins in India, Mali and Senegal where Wetlands […]


Dead planet, living planet: Biodiversity and ecosystem restoration for sustainable development

This UNEP publication features many case examples of the work of Wetlands International. Editor Ritesh Kumar collected showcases from Wetlands International from all around the […]


Building with Nature Indonesia – reaching scale for coastal resilience

Through “Building with Nature” we envision a safe delta coastline in Northern Java which enables vulnerable communities and economic sectors to prosper, be more self-reliant and […]


The response of mangrove soil surface elevation to sea level rise

Coastal ecosystems such as mangroves can reduce risk to people and infrastructure from wave damage and flooding. The continued provision of these coastal defence services […]


Building with nature for coastal resilience

This leaflet explains the concept of hybrid engineering as it relates to mangrove coasts. It provides a rationale for moving away from over-reliance on hard […]