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Wetlands International condoles demise of Satish Kumar

The whole of Wetlands International is saddened at the sudden and tragic loss of one of our team in India, Satish Kumar, who has fallen […]

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Building momentum with a further €1.5 million from Dutch National Postcode Lottery

Wetlands International has been awarded a €1.5 million grant from the Dutch Postcode Lottery. The funding extends the Dutch National Postcode Lottery’s support by another […]

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Two long-standing wetland champions appointed as Counsellors of Honour to Wetlands International

Wetlands International is proud to announce that two long-standing and internationally-renowned wetland champions have been appointed as Counsellors of Honour to the organisation: Dr Kathy […]

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Wetlands International becomes supporting partner of UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Wetlands International has officially become a supporting partner of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The partnership recognises Wetlands International’s critical role to catalyse and successfully implement restoration initiatives for […]

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Promising  new  opportunities and  pressing  threats  concerning  efforts to conserve  biodiversity in 2021: Horizon scan

A panel of 25 scientists, conservation professionals and future scanners recently came together for an annual ‘horizon scan’ to answer the question: “What are the most promising new opportunities […]

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The Waterbird Fund

Supporting long-term monitoring across the flyways for conservation of migratory waterbirds About the Waterbird Fund The Waterbird Fund was established in 2016 in response to […]

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COVID-19 Appeal

Building community resilience by safeguarding and restoring wetlands The one thing we all want for 2021 is to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthy wetlands are vital […]

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Continuing Indonesia’s nature-based coastal resilience through virtual outreach

Across the world, COVID-19 is impacting vulnerable coastal communities such as Demak, Northern Java. Here, the Building with Nature Indonesia consortium is working with coastal villages to reduce erosion, rehabilitate mangroves and revive local livelihoods.   The villagers own and maintain temporary […]

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Combating fires and enhancing livelihoods in the Pantanal during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a ‘crisis on top of a crisis’ situation for indigenous communities and landowners in the Pantanal, the world’s largest tropical wetland. The worst fires in history are raging across the wetland, […]