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Wetland ecosystems – the primary sites for Building with Nature

Wetlands form natural buffers against impacts of sea level rise, floods and storms, and they are vital for water and food security and local livelihoods. […]

BINTORO community forum Demak Blog

Ocean Forum empowers Demak community groups for coastal restoration

The 10 community groups, which have supported Building with Nature measures in Demak district in Java to restore the eroding coastline, are now organized in […]

Case study

Building with Nature in Asia

Through the Building with Nature Asia initiative we accelerate adaptation by integrating nature based solutions into water related infrastructure in Asia. We are building climate […]

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Community Forum Bintoro calls for safeguarding mangroves and land subsidence problems in Demak and Semarang, Indonesia

The 10 community groups, which have supported Building with Nature measures in our project in Demak district to restore the eroding coastline, are now organised […]

News

Dutch trade mission in Indonesia discusses integration of Building with Nature solutions for coastal and urban resilience

Indonesia faces unprecedented water related challenges including flooding, land subsidence, coastal erosion, and sea level rise exacerbated by climate change. During the Dutch economic mission […]

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Building with Nature Indonesia leads to replication and inspires globally

The year 2019 has been pivotal for mainstreaming the Building with Nature approach in Indonesia and to move beyond a pilot in Demak. The project […]

Publication

Risk Assessment North Coast Java: the conservation of mangroves should be top priority to maintain coastal integrity

A new study by Deltares that assesses coastal flood risk for North Java states that the conservation of mangroves in rural areas should be top […]

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Boskalis and Wetlands International to explore the potential of blue carbon

Wetlands International and Boskalis, the global dredging and marine contractor, will intensify collaboration to enhance and restore coastal wetland habitat that not only support coastal […]

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Call for an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework on World Wetlands Day 2020

Open Letter by the International Organization Partners to the Convention on Wetlands: Birdlife International, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the International Union for Conservation […]

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A Vision for the World’s Wetlands and their People on World Wetlands Day

With the spotlight in 2020 firmly on the twinned crises of climate and biodiversity and the choices the world must make to avoid catastrophe, journalist […]