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Factsheet Wetlands and Climate Change Adaptation

Overview of our activities on climate change adaptation. Wetlands International has a long standing history in investigating the role of wetlands in relation to water […]


Bio-rights in Theory and Practice

Bio-rights is an innovative financing mechanism for reconciling poverty alleviation and environmental conservation. By providing micro-credits for sustainable development, the approach enables local communities to […]


Advise to the Contracting Parties of CBD COP 9

This paper presents our views on the issues on the agenda of the Convention of Biological Diversity, COP 9, in Bonn, May 2008. Wetlands International […]


Adapting to Climate Change: mangrove forests for coastal restoration

A new film by Wetlands International in which we explain and demonstrate how conservation and restoration of wetlands can be a cost-effective strategy for climate […]


Healthy Wetlands, Healthy People

On 8 November 2007 the People’s Government of Shaoxing City hosted a symposium, organised by Wetlands International, entitled ‘Healthy Wetlands, Healthy People’. The opening sessions […]


Wetlands, poverty reduction and sustainable tourism development

Tourism is a principal source of income for many of the developing countries. The tourism sector provides good opportunities for many poor people.  Wetlands like […]


Wetlands and Livelihoods Working Group


Factsheet Wetlands and Poverty Reduction Project

Many of the poor rely on wetlands for food, water, construction materials and similar necessities. Wetlands also act as transport corridors and provide protection against […]


Green Coast Project (video)

Images of the destruction to people and nature after the tsunami. How to recover livelihoods and rehabilitate coastal nature? Through the Green Coasts approach, led […]