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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 […]

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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 […]

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Paludiculture: because the sad story in peatlands does not want to be repeated

Forest and land fires, or commonly referred to as Karhutla, especially on peatlands, have been a sad story for Indonesia for at least the past […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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

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

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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 […]

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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 […]