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Position Brief on oil sands mining in Canada

This position brief states our position on oil sands mining in Canada. It highlights our current activites, guiding principles, policies we support and way of […]

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Soy Cultivation in South America

A factsheet on soy production by Observatorio Socioambiental de la Soja Soy cultivation has shown an increasing expansion throughout Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay, in the last […]

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Practical guidance for implementing RSPO Principles & Criteria in relation to peatlands

This manual provides guidance to oil palm growers to adjust their planning and practices according to the new RSPO Principles and Criteria related to peatlands. […]

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Policy Brief on Indirect Land Use Change and Peatlands

In this policy brief to the EU parliament and ministers, Wetlands International offers recommendations to effectively address indirect land use change emissions (ILUC) from peatlands. […]

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Factsheet: Palm oil and tropical peatlands

Palm oil is a driving force behind the destruction of tropical peatlands by deforestation, soil degradation and fires. Decomposition of the degraded organic soils which […]

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Driving to Destruction: The impacts of Europe’s biofuel plans on carbon emissions and land

Paper made by the NGOs working together in the EU on the European biofuels policy. The Paper describes how the European biofuels policy will cause […]

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Next steps for RSPO in relation to peatlands

The new RSPO (April 2013) Principles and Criteria (P&C) require the avoidance of new plantation developments on peatlands and provide important guidance for addressing the issues […]

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Letter to EU president Barosso on Biofuels and Indirect Land Use Change

Wetlands International together with over 100 environmental and civil society NGOs have written to the European Commission President, José Manuel Barroso and his Commissioner colleagues, […]

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Submission on MRV and drivers REDD+ 2012

This submission on REDD+ from Wetlands International to UN Climate Conference (UNFCCC-SBSTA) presents Wetlands International’s views on how to address the drivers of deforestation and […]