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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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Convention on Biological Diversity: highlighting essential sub-grouping of ecosystems

Every two years, countries from around the world meet to discuss the conservation of the world’s biodiversity. The next Conference of these Parties (COP) to […]

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The world gets a first overview of mangrove health with Global Mangrove Watch

The world will get a much-needed overview of the state of its mangroves today as Global Mangrove Watch, a new, powerful remote sensing tool that […]

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Statement on World Migratory Bird Day: Birds connect our world

In the midst of climate and biodiversity crises, in which the collapse of natural systems and biodiversity loss is contributing to the outbreak of pandemics, […]

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Birdwatching connects children with nature in Senegal

Students of the Saloum mangrove clubs and their teachers joined a first edition of bird counting in Senegal, Africa. They learned about the importance of […]

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Act now to build back the bond between people and nature

Today we may survive by ‘breaking the chain’ of infection of COVID-19, but our future will be defined by our ability to build back a […]

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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 […]