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Wetlands International South Asia launches the Asian Waterbird Census 2006-2015 Synthesis Report

The Asian Waterbird Census 2006-2015 Synthesis Report by Wetlands International has launched today at the Convention on Migratory Species conference in India. The concept of […]

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A first look at the 2020 International Waterbird Census

Last month, thousands of birders joined our annual International Waterbird Census, monitoring record numbers of migratory and indigenous waterbirds across the world.First organised in 1967, the census now covers 143 countries, making it one of the largest and longest running monitoring programmes in the world.

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Join us at the Convention on Migratory Species COP13

The Convention on Migratory Species’ Conference of the Parties this month kicks off a ‘super year’ for biodiversity as the world looks to form a […]

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World Wetlands Day: Wetlands Biodiversity Matters

World Wetlands Day, 2 February, is the day that the world comes together to recognise and celebrate the importance of wetlands for the continued survival […]

Blog

Understanding water as a commoner

I used to see water as something that flows down as I open a faucet. It is essential for life, for us. We need it […]

News

Valuing Wetlands in climate and biodiversity agendas: recommendations for climate pledges

With the UNFCCC COP25 just around the corner, leaders across the world are assessing and finalising the climate strategies that will be implemented in 2020. […]

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Open letter to the Mediterranean Shipping Company from conservation organisations: Where is the compensation for pollution of the Wadden Sea?

On the night of 1 January 2019, the Swiss shipping company MSC lost 342 containers, spilling toxic substances and plastic debris across the beaches, dunes, […]

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Yellow Sea wetlands achieve UNESCO World Heritage status with support from Wetlands International

The first parts of the world’s largest intertidal mudflat ecosystem and its fringing marshes on the Yellow Sea, China, have received UNESCO World Heritage status […]

Video

BBC Newshour 2019 with Jane Madgwick

Our CEO Jane Madgwick talk about nature based solutions and the importance of rebuilding human’s relation to nature in her interview at BBC. This interview […]

Publication

Wader Atlas

The Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Western Eurasia by Wetlands International and the International Wader Study Group can be downloaded here. This atlas […]