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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Case study

We won’t let another life disappear

Every year thousands of birds fly across continents to escape the cold winter and find temporary refuge in another part of the globe. The route […]

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Time for action, not despair: The IPBES Global Assessment report and the solutions we offer

The Global Assessment by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecological Services (IPBES) paints a scary picture of decline in nature. We are losing […]

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Joint Statement on World Migratory Bird Day: re-evaluating people’s relationship with nature

On World Migratory Bird Day, we pause to recognise the remarkable journeys made by millions of water birds every year, in some cases from pole […]

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Words into Action Guidelines: Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation

The new United Nations’ implementation guide for addressing water-related disasters and transboundary cooperation assesses water-related risks under climate change through a transboundary lens. One of […]