Resources

Publication

Ensuring the Global Biodiversity Framework prioritises measures to safeguard wetlands and wetland biodiversity

Wetlands cover just 7 percent of the planet but are home to 40% of the world’s biodiversity. Over one million threatened species of plants and animals depend on […]

Publication

Building with Nature in Indonesia: Restoring an eroding coastline and inspiring action at scale (2015-2021)

This publication summarises the interventions and insights from a landscape scale implementation of the Building with Nature approach between 2015 and 2021 in Demak, illustrated […]

Publication

Associated Mangrove Aquaculture (AMA) to build Nature-based coastal resilience and a blue economy in Indonesia

In Indonesia, mangrove destruction along the coast has resulted in massive coastal erosion. More than 30 million people in Java alone are at risk of flooding and brackish water invading their ponds.

Blog

Building with Nature : Stories of Change

The Stories of Change are accounts from women and men aquaculture farmers on how the Bio-rights mechanism used in the Building with Nature Indonesia programme […]

News

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 […]

News

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, […]

News

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 […]

Event

Adaptation Futures: Nature-based solutions for adaptation: breaking down the barriers for accelerating action across sectors

This session, led by Wetlands International, UNEP-WCMC and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia, will highlight opportunities, challenges and recommendations related to breaking down […]

News

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 […]

News

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 […]