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Safeguarding nature can keep Paris within reach

Nature itself can gift us more than a third of the carbon emissions reductions that are needed to meet the Paris Climate Agreement. Previous estimates […]

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A focus on wetlands essential to tackle land degradation

Today the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has launched the Global Land Outlook, a first of its kind report on land resources and […]

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A landscape approach for disaster risk reduction in 7 steps

The use of a landscape approach, although not new, is gaining prominence as an approach to effectively reduce disaster risk, adapt to climate change and enhance […]

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Farmers’ Perspectives on Water, Land and Cattail Crops

The soil of extensive Dutch peatlands in the western and northern parts of the country is subsiding because of drainage. This leads not only to […]

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Reflections from Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction: “We need to use nature smarter than we have in the past”

Are ecosystem based solutions to reducing risk gaining ground? And what can be done to bring these solutions from small pilots to scale and integrated […]

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Small Grants Fund for community peatland restoration in Indonesia launched today

Today, Wetlands International launches the Indonesian Peatland Partnership Fund /”Dana Mitra Gambut Indonesia (DMG-Indonesia)” which will support partnerships between local NGOs and communities to restore […]

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Joint Statement on Asia Pulp and Paper’s OKI mill in South Sumatra, Indonesia

On December 23, 2016 Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) announced it had started production at one of the largest pulp and tissue mills in the […]

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APP’s New Pulp Mill Endangers Indonesia’s Climate Change Commitments

Jakarta, Indonesia. Asia Pulp & Paper’s $3 billion mill locks in high carbon emissions and fire threat for decades. NGOs call on company to stop using […]

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The importance of “blue carbon” for the Paris Agreement

Wetlands International, together with the Australian Government, organised the event “Incorporating Blue Carbon into Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement” at the UN Climate […]

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COP22 should recognise the key role of wetland ecosystems

On the occasion of the entry into force of the Paris Agreement and in the eve of COP22, where governments are asked to discuss how […]