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Largest ever number of Endangered Black-faced Spoonbills recorded in the Philippines

This January, 24 individuals of the globally endangered Black-faced Spoonbills (Platalea minor) were recorded feeding and resting along the tidal flats and mangrove areas of […]

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Biodiversity threats and opportunities in 2020: Horizon scan

What are the most promising new opportunities and pressing threats concerning efforts to conserve biodiversity?   Nearly two dozen scientists, conservation professionals and future scanners recently came together to ask and answer that question as […]

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Native Oyster experts agree on monitoring methods for oyster habitat restoration

With an estimated decline of 95% since the 19th century, native oyster reefs are now one of the most threatened marine habitats in Europe. In some regions, native […]

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Understanding water as a commoner

I used to see water as something that flows down as I open a faucet. It is essential for life, for us. We need it […]

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Valuing Wetlands in climate and biodiversity agendas: recommendations for climate pledges

With the UNFCCC COP25 just around the corner, leaders across the world are assessing and finalising the climate strategies that will be implemented in 2020. […]

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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 […]

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Wetlands International and One Architecture intensify collaboration for climate resilient cities

  As naturally complementary partners, Wetlands International and ONE Architecture & Urbanism have, since 2016, been working together to integrate wetlands in the urban landscape […]

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Blue-green infrastructure: from a single measure to city-wide network

Live from New York, it’s… the Building a Resilient Future event!! Consisting of a wide variety of sessions and side events, it was my honour […]

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Open letter to the Mediterranean Shipping Company from conservation organisations: Where is the compensation for pollution of the Wadden Sea?

On the night of 1 January 2019, the Swiss shipping company MSC lost 342 containers, spilling toxic substances and plastic debris across the beaches, dunes, […]

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RSPO adopts palm oil standards developed with Wetlands International to limit peatland degradation

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has adopted new standards, developed in partnership with Wetlands International, to help curb the degradation of tropical forests […]