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Wetlands International South Asia launches the Asian Waterbird Census 2006-2015 Synthesis Report

The Asian Waterbird Census 2006-2015 Synthesis Report by Wetlands International has launched today at the Convention on Migratory Species conference in India. The concept of […]

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A first look at the 2020 International Waterbird Census

Last month, thousands of birders joined our annual International Waterbird Census, monitoring record numbers of migratory and indigenous waterbirds across the world.First organised in 1967, the census now covers 143 countries, making it one of the largest and longest running monitoring programmes in the world.

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Join us at the Convention on Migratory Species COP13

The Convention on Migratory Species’ Conference of the Parties this month kicks off a ‘super year’ for biodiversity as the world looks to form a […]

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Boskalis and Wetlands International to explore the potential of blue carbon

Wetlands International and Boskalis, the global dredging and marine contractor, will intensify collaboration to enhance and restore coastal wetland habitat that not only support coastal […]

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World Wetlands Day: Wetlands Biodiversity Matters

World Wetlands Day, 2 February, is the day that the world comes together to recognise and celebrate the importance of wetlands for the continued survival […]

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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 […]