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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 […]

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ASiS International Essay Writing Competition winners announced

Today the winners of the ASiS International Essay Writing Competition received their prizes during a special award ceremony in Kuala Lumpur. The Deputy Director of […]

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Migratory Birds for People Newsletter (June 2017)

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On World Migratory Bird Day – Their future is our future

May 10 is World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), celebrating and raising awareness for the need to conserve migratory birds and their habitats around the world. […]

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Asian Waterbird Census 2008-2015

Asia has a high diversity of waterbirds, including an increasing number of threatened species, many at risk of extinction. Conservation of these species and their habitats […]

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ASiS International Essay Writing Competition 2017 launched!

We are holding the ASiS International Essay Writing Competition for school children, with a special theme of “Conserving our natural heritage – wetlands: a global […]