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Reaction to Shell’s decision to cease further oil exploration in Alaska’s Arctic

Wetlands International welcomes the decision of Royal Dutch Shell to stop Arctic oil and gas exploration in the Chukchi Sea off the coast of Alaska. […]

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Wetlands are an indispensable link in the Sustainable Development Goals

On Friday 25 September the UN member states formally adopted the new development goals, which will set the world’s development agenda for the next 15 […]

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New typology of management regimes to inform decision makers about mangrove ecosystem services

A new report commissioned by Wetlands International for the first time quantified the provision of mangrove ecosystem services according to different management regimes. The study […]

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Encouraging first step, but still a long way to go for APP to stop peat destruction

Jakarta – Wetlands International welcomes today’s announcement by Asia Pulp and Paper that it will retire 7000 ha of active Acacia plantations to protect carbon-rich […]

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Arctic wetlands face increasing risks

Wetlands International expresses its extreme concern today over the continued and increasing exploration for and production of oil and gas in the Arctic. Activities like […]

Video

Floodrisk simulation of the Rajang Delta in Sarawak, Malaysia

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Peat Destruction, Soil Subsidence and Flooding in South East Asia

Agricultural production in vast regions of South East Asia will be lost in the coming decades as a result of flooding of extensive lowland landscapes. […]

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VCS releases robust accounting framework for REDD+ Projects in Tropical Peatswamps

The Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) has approved a comprehensive carbon accounting methodology for REDD+ projects in tropical peatswamp forests. This methodology for the first time […]

Publication

Wetland Solutions for People and Nature

This Strategic Intent for 2015 – 2025 is the highest level guide to our work. It sets out the ambitions of Wetlands International in terms of what we aim to […]

Blog

Linking upstream and downstream communities in Kenya

As demand for water grows in river basins, downstream users often suffer. This is especially true when those users depend on rivers and natural wetlands, […]