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Joint Statement on World Migratory Bird Day: re-evaluating people’s relationship with nature

On World Migratory Bird Day, we pause to recognise the remarkable journeys made by millions of water birds every year, in some cases from pole […]

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Wings Over Wetlands (WOW) project: Flyway Training Kit (FTK)

Across the African-Eurasian region a number of training courses and awareness raising activities already exist. However, their structure and delivery suffers from a number of […]

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Words into Action Guidelines: Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation

The new United Nations’ implementation guide for addressing water-related disasters and transboundary cooperation assesses water-related risks under climate change through a transboundary lens. One of […]

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Call for Wetland Decade under the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030)

Open Letter by the International Organisation Partners of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The environmental health of our wetlands across the world is deteriorating. The […]

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Strategic Intent 2015-2025

The Strategic Intent 2015-2025 is the ten-year outlook for our organisation and the overarching strategy for the organisation worldwide. It reflects on wetland based solutions for people […]

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Conserving waterbird habitats to combat climate change impact for people and nature

60% of Ramsar sites in Africa are likely to suffer from climate change. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat […]

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World Wetlands Day 2019 – Discussing wetlands and climate change mitigation policies

2 February of each year is celebrated as World Wetlands Day to mark the date of adoption of Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The Convention is […]

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De Volkskrant voices the importance of safeguarding peat forests

“… Peat forests and other wetlands (are) the first line of defense against climate change. We can achieve up to 37 percent of the Paris targets […]

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Arcadia Fund helps us support restoration and management of critical habitats for migratory waterbirds in the Yellow Sea

A new grant from the Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, will enable Wetlands International to work with local governments and […]