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Call for an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework on World Wetlands Day 2020

Open Letter by the International Organization Partners to the Convention on Wetlands: Birdlife International, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the International Union for Conservation […]

News

A Vision for the World’s Wetlands and their People on World Wetlands Day

With the spotlight in 2020 firmly on the twinned crises of climate and biodiversity and the choices the world must make to avoid catastrophe, journalist […]

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Wetlands International calls for collective action to halt and prevent further Pantanal fires

Earlier this month Wetlands International’s leadership team gathered in the Brazilian Pantanal for its annual meeting. One of the key reasons to be there was […]

Blog

Green Infrastructure is Critical Infrastructure – time for some guidance for National DRR plans

In May, leaders at the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) agreed to capitalise on ecosystem-based approaches and leverage the complementarity across blue, green […]

Blog

More than trees please! Reflections on the UN Climate Action Summit in New York

Entering the United Nations Headquarters you must walk across the Sustainable Development Goals set out as brightly coloured tiles across the forecourt, like some kind […]

Event

Wetlands International goes on Climate Strike!

Wetlands International’s global office will be on strike this Friday as the team joins the Dutch arm of the Global Climate Strike (20-27 September) in the […]

Closeup of a flowering tree in Hainan Botanic Gardens News

Systems approaches are key to scaling up nature-based solutions, Wetlands International Chief Executive tells Climate Action Summit

As interest in the role of nature-based solutions in decarbonisation and adaptation grows, a more systemic approach and understanding is required, according to Wetlands International chief […]

Wetlands in the Sahel area News

Wetlands International and Africa Union Commission – Great Green Wall Initiative call for revival of wetland systems in the Sahel at New York Climate Summit

With the focus of the New York Climate Action Summit on generating concrete proposals that can be accelerated for climate action, Wetlands International will pledge […]

Event

Nature-based Solutions in the spotlight at the New York Climate Summit

World leaders will gather at the United National Head Quarters this coming week to discuss concrete initiatives and proposals for dealing with climate change. UN […]

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The Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Manifesto: developed for the UN Climate Action Summit 2019

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit will aim at boosting ambition and accelerating action to implement the Paris Agreement. The Climate Action Summit will […]