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New guide launched at climate talks in Lima for financing wetland carbon initiatives

Lima, Peru – IUCN, Conservation International and Wetlands International presented a new guidebook to financing wetland carbon programs and projects during the climate conference in […]

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Spotlights on peatland hotspots at the climate convention in Lima

Much more attention is needed for greenhouse gas emissions from peatlands at the climate negotiations, according to Wetlands International. We will therefore put the spotlights […]

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All for forests, forests for all!

An unprecedented large group of governments, companies, NGOs and indigenous peoples groups called for action to protect and restore the world’s forests. In a declaration […]

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REDD+ SAFEGUARDS INFORMATION SYSTEM (SIS): WHAT SHOULD FURTHER GUIDANCE DELIVER?

Submission calling for additional guidance for countries participating in REDD+ (Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) to meet social, environmental and governance safeguards. Addressing […]

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Wetlands International awards Staff Medal of Excellence to Daniel Blanco and Ritesh Kumar

Wetlands International awarded the Staff Medal of Excellence to two individuals on Monday. Daniel Blanco of Argentina and Ritesh Kumar of India are recognised for […]

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Wetlands International Celebrates 60 year anniversary

On 21 – 23 September 2014, Wetlands International will celebrate its work and achievements over the past 60 years in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. A ‘Wetland […]

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Peat restoration – the key solution for large peat-fires in Russia

Thanks to an active and laborious fire-fighting operation the recent peat and forest fires in Tver Province were localised and the region was saved from […]

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THE ROAD TO LIMA

The 2013 Warsaw Framework for REDD+ agreed upon at the last climate conference (COP19) was a positive step forward. However, there is unfinished business on REDD+ safeguards. Additional […]

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Call for strongly featuring global warming in the Sustainable Development Goals

In this letter hundreds of civil society organisations, including Wetlands International, urge the Co-Chairs and Member States of the post-2015 Sustainable Development Framework process to […]

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Subsidence of peat soils in South-East Asia – Flooding risks in Sarawak

This paper presents the case study of the Rajang Delta in Sarawak, Malaysia where peatland subsidence will cause flooding, rendering 50% and 67% of the […]