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Valuing Wetlands in climate and biodiversity agendas: recommendations for climate pledges

With the UNFCCC COP25 just around the corner, leaders across the world are assessing and finalising the climate strategies that will be implemented in 2020. […]

Event

Join us at COP25: Conserving, restoring and safeguarding wetlands to achieve climate goals

With the focus of this year’s COP25 on ensuring countries’ climate pledges will reflect the speed, scale and ambition needed to keep the global temperature […]

News

RSPO adopts palm oil standards developed by Wetlands International to limit peatland degradation

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has adopted new standards, developed by Wetlands International, to help curb the degradation of tropical forests and peatlands […]

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Business and industry need to join civil society and governments to improve the condition of wetlands

Business and industry need to act if we are to reverse the loss and degradation of wetlands globally. This is why we work with not […]

Publication

The Source: Annual Review and Accounts 2018

Welcome to The Source The Source is our new digital magazine showcasing the achievements of Wetlands International and its partners in 2018, and aims to […]

Publication

Strategic Intent 2015-2025

The Strategic Intent 2015-2025 is the ten-year outlook for our organisation and the overarching strategy for the organisation worldwide. It reflects on wetland based solutions for people […]

Blog

In our backyard: we are aiming to safeguard Dutch peatlands

As Wetlands International, we consider peatlands to be treasures, providing numerous ecosystem services and playing a role in disaster risk reduction. They are ecosystems that […]

News

De Volkskrant voices the importance of safeguarding peat forests

“… Peat forests and other wetlands (are) the first line of defense against climate change. We can achieve up to 37 percent of the Paris targets […]

Publication

Mastering disaster in a changing climate: Reducing disaster risk through resilient water management

According to the U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), between 1995 and 2015, over 6,400 weather-related disasters claimed a total of 606,000 lives and […]

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Blue Carbon in the UNFCCC

The protection, restoration and sustainable management of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems for their climate mitigation and adaptation value – offer up to 37 percent of the solution for […]