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Deeply saddened by the passing of Jean-Paul Taris, legendary wetland champion

Wetlands International is very saddened to learn of the passing of Jean-Paul Taris who was a legendary wetland champion. Our thoughts are especially with his […]

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Djoudj National Park restoration an immediate success

Djoudj National Park is a waterbird oasis located in the delta of the Senegal River separating Mauritania and Senegal. But invasive species are threatening to […]

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“To lead or follow?” That is the question for Ramsar

As I leave behind the vast and wild beauty of Uruguay’s coasts, I have some mixed feelings about the progress made at the 12th Ramsar […]

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Floodrisk simulation of the Rajang Delta in Sarawak, Malaysia

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Peat Destruction, Soil Subsidence and Flooding in South East Asia

Agricultural production in vast regions of South East Asia will be lost in the coming decades as a result of flooding of extensive lowland landscapes. […]

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Governments urged to reverse worldwide wetland loss

Wetlands International advocates a focus on a key role for wetlands in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and for strengthening resolutions on peatlands and on […]

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Stepping up action for wetlands worldwide

We are releasing Wetland Solutions for People and Nature, our Strategic Intent for 2015 – 2025. Around the world, wetlands are under growing pressure. Implementing […]

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Birds and energy, why it matters on World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day takes place 9-10 May. The theme of this year’s annual awareness-raising day is “Energy – make it bird-friendly!” Energy development is […]

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VCS releases robust accounting framework for REDD+ Projects in Tropical Peatswamps

The Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) has approved a comprehensive carbon accounting methodology for REDD+ projects in tropical peatswamp forests. This methodology for the first time […]