Resources

Blog

Why #WaterbirdsCount: July

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 […]

News

Iraqi Marshlands named a UNESCO World Heritage site

On 17 July the Marshlands of Southern Iraq, often referred to as the ‘Garden of Eden’, were named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The famous […]

News

Wetland Champion and Hero: Dr Luc Hoffmann

There are many people working to study, conserve and restore wetlands today, all over the world – and it must be true that this is […]

Case study

Conserving and restoring the iconic marshes of Southern Iraq

The iconic Mesopotamian Marshlands in Iraq, often referred to as the ‘Garden of Eden’, also contain the giant Majnoon oil fields. The wetlands were severely […]

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International Waterbird Census

How do you know if a wetland is healthy? How do you know if a wetland is under threat? And how do you take appropriate action to avert that threat? Monitoring - long-term, repeated data collection - is the foundation for managing and understanding wetlands and the lives they support. We coordinate one of the largest and longest running monitoring programmes in the world, the International Waterbird Census.

Publication

Wetlands International Africa Annual Report 2015

Wetlands International Africa endeavors to meet the challenges facing the world by: protecting the environment communities, habitat restoration and conservation of biodiversity, sustainable water management, climate change […]

Blog

Why #WaterbirdsCount: June

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

Blog

Yellow Sea wetlands and waterbirds under threat

The wetlands of the Yellow Sea shared by China, North and South Korea are a globally important hotspot for waterbirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. […]

Blog

Why #WaterbirdsCount: May

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

Case study

Conserving and restoring wetlands in Nigeria’s Niger River Delta

The Niger Delta in Nigeria is the largest wetland in Africa and the third largest mangrove forest in the world.