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Momentum gained at COP26 must ensure the future of wetlands

As the UNFCCC climate conference ends, we have seen the profile of wetlands raised more than ever before, not only as the best carbon sink but as a resilience-builder against the droughts, storms […]

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Breaking down the barriers for accelerating action across sectors on Nature-based solutions

Ecosystems are our first natural line of defence against floods, storm surges, soil erosion, droughts and other hazards. Nature-based Solutions are ways to actively protect, […]

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At COP26, where are the wetlands?

As the world watches delegates arrive at the UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow to prove their commitment to the Paris Agreement and keep global temperatures below […]

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Wetlands International at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

Every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together thousands of leaders and government-level decision-makers, civil society, indigenous peoples, business and academic with the goal of […]

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100+ organizations voice concern at low ambition of biodiversity negotiations

MARSEILLE, France (7 September) Organizations representing all corners of society from around the world have come together to issue an unprecedented joint call for governments to […]

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Wetlands International welcomes the 2030 Action Targets and calls for a focus on wetlands

Wetlands International welcomes the ambitious yet highly relevant 2030 action targets calling for conservation and effective management of at least 30 percent of global land- […]

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Senior Programme Developer – Building with Nature Asia

Wetlands International is the only NGO dedicated to the safeguarding and restoration of wetlands. At the heart of our vision is a plan to demonstrate […]

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Technical Guideline ‘Building Sustainable Aquaculture through Coastal Field Schools’

Meaningful participation of local stakeholders, especially local communities, is key to successfully  Implementing and optimising any Building with Nature solution. In line with this principle […]

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Technical guidelines released for restoring eroding tropical coastlines

Wetlands International and its global and Indonesian partners present a series of Technical Guidelines on Building with Nature to restore eroding tropical muddy coasts. The […]

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Mangrove green belt in Demak sees rapid mangrove recovery through fishpond conversion

The construction of permeable structures to trap sediment and encourage mangrove recovery along the eroding coastline of Demak in North-Java has gained remarkable traction around […]