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Case study

Restoring the abundance of Senegal’s Ndiael Special Reserve for people and nature

The Ndiael Reserve in Senegal is an oasis of desert wetlands that is internationally recognised for its outstanding nature. Like the birds and the fish […]

Case study

From the Arctic to Africa: Protecting Waterbirds and Wetlands

Migratory birds do not mind political boundaries, but they often suffer from lack of international cooperation as they depend on local wetlands in different countries […]

Case study

Creating climate resilient wetlands for waterbirds and communities across the African-Eurasian flyway

The Climate Resilient Flyways project is about working at a landscape-level to benefit the local people and the birds that migrate across continents but still rely on sites within those landscapes.

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Community resilience

Rivers and wetlands are critically important life-support systems running through the Sahelian drylands. They provide food, water supplies and fertile soils for tens of millions of people. The loss of wetlands results in increased water scarcity, hunger and instability.

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New initiative launched to create climate resilient wetlands for waterbirds and communities

Bonn, Germany – A new initiative to identify and restore critical wetlands for waterbirds flying between Europe and Africa that are vulnerable to climate change was […]

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Recommendations to the zero-draft of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction

Wetlands International welcomes the co-chairs’ zero draft, dated 20 October. As an organisation with experience in wetland conservation, restoration and sustainable use for the benefit […]

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We want to upscale our impact to build community resilience!

At today’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, Wetlands International celebrates its five-year collaboration with Netherlands Red Cross, Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre, Cordaid, and […]

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Dutch government to Partners for Resilience: ‘We want to continue’

“We want to continue with you, we want to learn from you, we can also help you.” That was the message to the Partners for […]

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Can wetlands save Saint-Louis from drowning?

The Senegal River is the second largest river in West Africa and forms the natural border between Senegal and Mauritania for much of its course […]

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Wetlands are an indispensable link in the Sustainable Development Goals

On Friday 25 September the UN member states formally adopted the new development goals, which will set the world’s development agenda for the next 15 […]