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Water Stores from Mountains to Sea

Wetlands such as rivers, streams, swamps, lakes, and estuaries play a critical role in supplying and regulating the quantity and quality of water. Water risks to society, including scarcity, droughts and floods, are increasing around the world. Conserving and restoring wetlands is a cost-effective investment strategy to increase water security.

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Recommendations to the zero-draft of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction

Wetlands International welcomes the co-chairs’ zero draft, dated 20 October. As an organisation with experience in wetland conservation, restoration and sustainable use for the benefit […]

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We want to upscale our impact to build community resilience!

At today’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, Wetlands International celebrates its five-year collaboration with Netherlands Red Cross, Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre, Cordaid, and […]

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Dutch government to Partners for Resilience: ‘We want to continue’

“We want to continue with you, we want to learn from you, we can also help you.” That was the message to the Partners for […]

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100+ organisations in Argentina ask Parliament to approve Wetlands Law

Over 100 civil society organizations from Argentina, led by the Argentina office of Wetlands International, addressed the Parliament last week to get the full approval […]

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Wetlands International commits to reduce water scarcity by restoring wetlands during Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting 2015

From Saturday 26 till Tuesday 29 September the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting is taking place in New York. On Monday, September 28 […]

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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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How can we ensure water security for all?

Wetlands International will be speaking about this issue at the upcoming Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting. The Clinton Global Initiative was established in 2005 by […]

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Dutch winner of Proud of my Purok competition announced!

The Hague – The Energy Cooperative Anneville from Ulvenhout (the Netherlands) won 10.000 EUR to make their neighbourhood school more sustainable by installing solar panels […]

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Thinking With The Landscape, Rwambu, Uganda

An initiative of Wetlands International | Rain Foundation | Joint Effort to Save the Environment