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APP’s New Pulp Mill Endangers Indonesia’s Climate Change Commitments

Jakarta, Indonesia. Asia Pulp & Paper’s $3 billion mill locks in high carbon emissions and fire threat for decades. NGOs call on company to stop using […]

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Scientific Task Force on Avian Influenza and Wild Birds statement on: H5N8 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in poultry and wild birds (December 2016)

This statement, from the United Nations Environment Programme/Convention on Migratory Species (UNEP/CMS) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Co-Convened Scientific Task Force on Avian […]

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Can this be the next Nakuru?

With Ethiopia currently in a State of Emergency, our work ensuring the equitable and sustainable sharing of water in Oromia’s Rift Valley Lakes is more […]

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Earth observation data to help improve wetland policies

The GEO-Wetlands Initiative, a network of experts that aims to better inform and improve decision making with regards to wetlands by using earth observation data, […]

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The Yellow Sea, a site of global importance for migratory birds

In April 2016 as part of the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census a survey of the Yellow Sea-Bohai Sea region’s waterbirds and wetlands was […]

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Denial continues over long-term impacts of peatland drainage in Southeast Asia

In August the 15th International Peat Congress was held in Malaysia in order to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners to congregate, share information […]

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Why #WaterbirdsCount: September

As part of our campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census, we invited our partners to share their favourite images of […]

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Why #WaterbirdsCount: August

As part of our campaign to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Waterbird Census, we invited our partners to share their favourite images of […]

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Celebrating 50 years of the International Waterbird Census in Laguna Llancanelo, Argentina

Thousands of flamingos, swans, ducks and coots can be found in the Llancanelo lagoon, the site chosen to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the International Waterbird […]

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Wetland and waterbird scientist Hugh Boyd passes on

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Hugh Boyd, aged 91. Boyd was a pioneering waterbird and wetland conservationist and […]