Resources

Case study

Urban Wetlands for Cooler Cities

In an already urbanised world, cities are suffering from Urban Heat Island Effect, (UHI) – higher temperatures in built up areas – due to reduced […]

News

Virtual community training to continue to rewetting peatlands in Indonesia and Russia

Despite the constraints of COVID-19, Wetlands International continues to prevent and reverse drainage of peatlands which is devastating to nature, encourages fires, floods and subsidence and contributes to runaway climate change. Rewetting […]

News

Safeguard and restore wetlands to support people and nature through the pandemic and beyond

“Healthy wetlands are vital lifelines for  people struggling to survive through the pandemic – by supporting  local communities with training and advice we are helping them to secure safe water supplies, grow […]

News

Setting global targets would drive investment needed to scale up wetland recovery for climate action

Valuing the socio-economic capital of wetlands, making them part of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions and setting global targets will help drive the investment needed to […]

Event

UNFCCC Race to Zero Dialogues Water Action Day

‘Scaling up the Power of Wetlands for Ambitious Climate Action’ Join Wetlands International as we lead breakout discussion, ‘Scaling up the Power of Wetlands for […]

Event

Wetlands & Climate Action – Youth Dialogue

Wetlands hold some of the largest storages of carbon on the planet which makes their protection, conservation and restoration key nature-based solutions for both climate […]

Publication

Locking Carbon in Wetlands: Enhancing Climate Action by Including Wetlands in NDCs

With the focus on enhancing climate ambition in the run up to Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) submissions, a new report by the Alliance for Global […]

Blog

The Foundation Seeking to Protect the Mangroves of Cartagena

Julián Reingold, a young wetland supporter Colombia is not only one of the countries holding more biodiversity on the planet, but also a nation in […]

News

Making the European Green Deal work for international partnerships

The European Green Deal must scale up support for the most vulnerable people in countries disproportionately affected by climate change and environmental degradation.   This is a call of […]

News

Let’s recognize paludiculture as an eligible practice in the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which provides financial support for farmers, must safeguard and stimulate the preservation of carbon- rich soils through the protection of […]