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Wetlands International welcomes better international cooperation in the Mesopotamian Marshes

Wetlands International congratulates Iraq, I.R. Iran and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands for the newest milestone for conserving the Mesopotamian Marshes: enhanced cooperation for the […]

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Strategy for the conservation of migratory waterbirds in the Senegal Delta

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Strategy for the conservation of migratory waterbirds in Arctic wetlands

This document is a strategy aimed at conservation of waterbirds for the Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Northwest Russia, at the Arctic northern end of the […]

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International Waterbird Census News 2018

The 52nd International Waterbird Census (IWC) kicks off in January 2018. Below we share the latest news about the census from around the world. If […]

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For wildlife conservation, countries need good governance

Data from the International Waterbirds Census has enabled a global study of the factors that enable conservation to succeed: Protecting an area for wildlife can work – but it works better in countries with robust political governance.

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Citizen Science that can change policy

Facilitating knowledge transfer is part of what we do at Wetlands International, and 2017 included one particularly large transfer: having overseen more than 15,000 bird […]

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How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

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The value of counting birds for people and nature

The International Waterbird Census enters its 52nd year as one of the largest citizen science programmes in the world. Every blue dot on this map shows where volunteers have taken part in the Census in the years since 1967.

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Luc Hoffmann Medal now open for nominations

Wetlands International aims to promote the conservation and restoration of wetlands worldwide. As part of this, we award the Wetlands International Luc Hoffmann Medal for […]

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Healthy wetland landscapes in a changing climate

Protecting waterbird populations in a changing climate requires a comprehensive network of healthy wetlands in countries across the flyway. But it is not enough to […]