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Supporting the re-integration and self-sufficiency of India’s displaced workers across wetlands

In India, the largest brunt of the pandemic has been born by communities in rural areas and the more economically vulnerable population. The arrival of the pandemic triggered an odyssey […]

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Safeguard and restore wetlands to support people and nature through the pandemic and beyond

“Healthy wetlands are vital lifelines for  people struggling to survive through the pandemic – by supporting  local communities with training and advice we are helping them to secure safe water supplies, grow […]

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In memory of Paul Mafabi

We deeply regret to announce that our former Supervisory Council member and most appreciated partner, Paul Mafabi succumbed to COVID-19 on the age of 62. […]

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Bending the curve of freshwater biodiversity loss

Wetlands International freshwater experts contribute to Living Planet Report 2020   Freshwater habitats including rivers, streams, lakes and other wetlands are among the most threatened ecosystems on our planet. Their biodiversity is declining far […]

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March registers a record number of fires in the Pantanal

There were 602 fires this year against 141 in March 2004, the second-highest record in history. “March waters”, as Brazilians call it, haven’t showered to […]

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Boskalis and Wetlands International to explore the potential of blue carbon

Wetlands International and Boskalis, the global dredging and marine contractor, will intensify collaboration to enhance and restore coastal wetland habitat that not only support coastal […]

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Call for an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework on World Wetlands Day 2020

Open Letter by the International Organization Partners to the Convention on Wetlands: Birdlife International, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the International Union for Conservation […]

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A Vision for the World’s Wetlands and their People on World Wetlands Day

With the spotlight in 2020 firmly on the twinned crises of climate and biodiversity and the choices the world must make to avoid catastrophe, journalist […]

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Saving High Andean Wetlands for Nature and People

Wetlands International in Argentina has initiated a five-year programme to save High Andean Wetlands for nature and people to support their unique biodiversity and the […]