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Focus on better water management and ecosystem restoration urgent at UN summit on Disasters

Sendai, Japan – Tackling disasters such as floods and droughts should focus much more on the sustainable use and restoration of ecosystems such as wetlands, states […]

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10 tips to become ecosystem smart in Disaster Risk Reduction interventions

10 tips developed by Wetlands International for policy makers and practitioners to better integrate the management of ecosystems and natural resources in their Disaster Risk Reduction […]

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News on Sendai post 1: Water and wetlands management central to reducing risk

Environmental degradation in coastal, river basin and mountain areas increases the risk of disaster. Wetlands International will be represented at the Third UN World Conference on […]

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Recommendations for the post 2015 Hyogo Framework for Action (HFAII)

Calling for increased attention to the need for integrated water and wetland management to reduce disaster risk. The Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA): Building Resilient […]

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A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2015

This paper presents the results of our sixth annual horizon scan, which aims to identify phenomena that may have substantial effects on the global environment, […]

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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 […]

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Launch new book “Downstream Voices” by internationally renowned author Fred Pearce

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

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Recommendations pre-zero-draft post-2015 framework on DRR

A set of recommendations for inclusion in the post-2015 Framework for disaster reduction (HFAII), summarised in this briefing, to ensure that the role of ecosystems, and […]

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How to stop waterbird poaching in Mali, Bio-rights Part 2

The Inner Niger Delta of Mali is a very important site for migratory birds – many species that breed in Europe spend the winter here. […]