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Is development stuck in a destructive rut?

Or can we dream of a new world where ecology, economy and society are re-connected? As Wetlands International, we know that it is vital to […]

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Increasing the impact of Wetland Solutions

Rotterdam, the Netherlands – To commemorate 60 years of Wetlands International and its predecessors on Monday 22 September Wetlands International co-hosted a global stakeholder forum […]

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Workshop: ‘Landscape level planning for community resilience’

While water related hazards such as floods and droughts are on the increase, the degradation of wetlands and other ecosystems erodes nature’s ability to regulate […]

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Launch new book “Downstream Voices” by internationally renowned author Fred Pearce

In the new book “Downstream Voices” commissioned  by Wetlands International, Fred Pearce takes you along his journey to three large river basins in India, Mali […]

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Living with the floods, not against them

“Yes, we are illiterate sir, but we are engineers as far as our experience with water and rivers is concerned”, says Phushi Mahato, a villager […]

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Recommendations pre-zero-draft post-2015 framework on DRR

A set of recommendations for inclusion in the post-2015 Framework for disaster reduction (HFAII), summarised in this briefing, to ensure that the role of ecosystems, and […]

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Where was the role of the environment at the Regional Platform for DRR in the Americas?

The Panamanian delegation and Wetlands International call for ecosystem conservation in Disaster Risk Reduction. The Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Americas […]

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Focus on wetlands at the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk of the Americas

Wetlands should be better managed and restored for their ability to reduce disaster risk, says Wetlands International. To stimulate this, the post-2015 framework for Disaster […]

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IPCC emphasises global warming risks and role ecosystem based adaptation

Wetlands International, CARE Nederland, Cordaid, the Netherlands Red Cross, and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, said today they were deeply concerned about the […]