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Workshop: ‘Landscape level planning for community resilience’

While water related hazards such as floods and droughts are on the increase, the degradation of wetlands and other ecosystems erodes nature’s ability to regulate […]

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Ikal Angelei accepts Luc Hoffmann Medal

Ms. Ikal Angelei, founder and director of Friends of Lake Turkana in Kenya, accepts the Wetlands International Luc Hoffmann Medal for Excellence in Wetlands Science […]

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Dr. W.J. Wolff & Ms. Ikal Angelei win Luc Hoffmann Medal

Wetlands International awarded the Luc Hoffmann Medal for Excellence in Wetland Science and Conservation to two individuals on Monday. Dr. W.J. Wolff of the Netherlands […]

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Launch new book “Downstream Voices” by internationally renowned author Fred Pearce

In the new book “Downstream Voices” commissioned  by Wetlands International, Fred Pearce takes you along his journey to three large river basins in India, Mali […]

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Wetlands International to award Luc Hoffmann Medal for Wetland Science and Conservation

As part of Wetlands International’s 60 year anniversary celebration, we will award our highest honour at an evening reception Monday 22 September in Rotterdam, the […]

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Wetlands International Celebrates 60 year anniversary

On 21 – 23 September 2014, Wetlands International will celebrate its work and achievements over the past 60 years in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. A ‘Wetland […]

Blog

Living with the floods, not against them

“Yes, we are illiterate sir, but we are engineers as far as our experience with water and rivers is concerned”, says Phushi Mahato, a villager […]

Publication

Recommendations pre-zero-draft post-2015 framework on DRR

A set of recommendations for inclusion in the post-2015 Framework for disaster reduction (HFAII), summarised in this briefing, to ensure that the role of ecosystems, and […]

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Uganda commits to providing safe drinking water

Mbarara – On Friday 11 July 2014, Uganda’s Ministry of Water and Environment made a commitment to work towards the provision of safe and adequate […]