River water availability of Demak Catchments

Ecosystem-based adaptation at scale through Building with Nature Towards Resilient Coasts in Indonesia Deltares leads the development of an Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) study […]


Restoring mangroves on abandoned rice fields in Guinea Bissau

One of the main challenges for Wetlands International in Guinea Bissau is mangrove restoration on abandoned rice fields. My name is Menno de Boer I […]


Besides Building with Nature Demak needs to tackle subsidence to safeguard coastline

Ten community leaders have signed agreements to help further restore their severely eroded coastline during a high level event organised by the Ministry of Marine […]


More Mangroves Please!

On 26 July, World Mangrove Day, the Global Mangrove Alliance launched in Washington DC. The Mangrove Alliance brings together Conservation International, IUCN, The Nature Conservancy, […]


Experts draw attention to a successful method of mangrove regeneration on International Mangrove Day

Today, on the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem, conservation organisations and mangrove specialists worldwide highlight the multifunctional multiple benefits of the […]


Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Public private sector collaboration in Java

Northern Java’s shorelines suffer from the consequences of erosion hazards. 6 kilometers of land inwards might be lost in 2100. The agriculture and aquaculture sectors […]


Manila Bay wetland saved

635 hectares of coastal waters in Manila Bay, The Philippines, have been saved. The area, adjacent to the Las Piñas-Parañaque Ramsar Site, was threatened by […]


The importance of “blue carbon” for the Paris Agreement

Wetlands International, together with the Australian Government, organised the event “Incorporating Blue Carbon into Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement” at the UN Climate […]


Building with Nature Indonesia – meet the partners

In Northern Java millions of people are suffering from the consequences of coastal erosion. In the Demak district ‘Building with Nature’ solutions are being used […]


Building with Nature prominent as sustainable coastal management approach during Dutch trade mission to Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia, 21 November 2016 – During the Dutch trade mission to Indonesia this week ‘Building with Nature’ features prominently as a promising sustainable and […]