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Landscape scale Disaster Risk Reduction: Public private sector collaboration in Java

Northern Java’s shorelines suffer from the consequences of erosion hazards. 6 kilometers of land inwards might be lost in 2100. The agriculture and aquaculture sectors […]

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Building with Nature Indonesia – meet the partners

In Northern Java millions of people are suffering from the consequences of coastal erosion. In the Demak district ‘Building with Nature’ solutions are being used […]

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How to open development when the Tana Basin is closing

On 29th of September Wetlands International successfully launched a study on The Economics of Ecosystem Services of the Tana River Basin in Nairobi Kenya. The […]

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Innovating Engineering and Ecosystem-based Approaches for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) organized its Third International Science-Policy Workshop on 14-16 June, 2016, at the United Nations University Institute […]

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Going green: are ecosystem-based adaptation solutions gaining ground?

“Ecosystems are crucial for climate adaptation!”. I must have uttered this sentence hundreds of times at the climate conference in Bali in 2007. To no […]

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Meet Abdul, a local champion of Building with Nature Indonesia

The time flies for Abdul Ghofur and 25 other participants of the Coastal Field School Training of Trainers (ToT). In May they completed their season-long […]

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Building with Nature concept successfully introduced in Suriname

Suriname is known as the greenest country on earth, but is also one of the seven globally most endangered countries by sea level rise. On […]

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Advancing the implementation of the Sendai Framework through Ecosystem Solutions

This policy brief from the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (of which Wetlands International is a member) analyses the Sendai Frame for Disaster Risk […]

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Risky business: Integrated solutions for expanding coastal cities

Hasty, business-as-usual solutions to managing disaster risks in expanding coastal cities can undermine sustainable development and actually put people, urban infrastructure and valuable land at greater risk. Integrated Risk […]