Resources

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 […]

News

From valuing ecosystem services to embracing ‘net gain’

Biodiversity loss is posing a fundamental threat to society across all corners of the globe. As part of a special report on the sorts of risk stemming from this loss, The AXA Research Fund brought together scientists and […]

News

Boskalis and Wetlands International to explore the potential of blue carbon

Wetlands International and Boskalis, the global dredging and marine contractor, will intensify collaboration to enhance and restore coastal wetland habitat that not only support coastal […]

News

Call for an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework on World Wetlands Day 2020

Open Letter by the International Organization Partners to the Convention on Wetlands: Birdlife International, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the International Union for Conservation […]

News

A Vision for the World’s Wetlands and their People on World Wetlands Day

With the spotlight in 2020 firmly on the twinned crises of climate and biodiversity and the choices the world must make to avoid catastrophe, journalist […]

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Biodiversity threats and opportunities in 2020: Horizon scan

What are the most promising new opportunities and pressing threats concerning efforts to conserve biodiversity?   Nearly two dozen scientists, conservation professionals and future scanners recently came together to ask and answer that question as […]