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The State of the World’s Mangroves 2022

Today the Global Mangrove Alliance (GMA) released its annual report, The State of the World’s Mangroves 2022, a compilation of the most current information available on […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Blog

Reflections from World Water Week 2021: Wetlands as key to building resilience faster

In recent months the world has seen catastrophic flooding in western Europe and China, extreme heatwaves in North America, and wildfires in Russia, Greece, Turkey […]

News

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 Guidelines ‘Building with Nature approach’

Building with Nature integrates Nature-based Solutions into water and marine engineering practice. To make nature the fundament of the solution, a paradigm shift is needed […]

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Webinar series & guidelines: Creating sustainable mangrove aquaculture landscapes

Expanding shrimp aquaculture has been one of the main drivers of the loss of mangrove forests worldwide. Consequently, tropical mud coastlines have become vulnerable to […]

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Continuing Indonesia’s nature-based coastal resilience through virtual outreach

Across the world, COVID-19 is impacting vulnerable coastal communities such as Demak, Northern Java. Here, the Building with Nature Indonesia consortium is working with coastal villages to reduce erosion, rehabilitate mangroves and revive local livelihoods.   The villagers own and maintain temporary […]

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Building with Nature programme in Indonesia wins international Flood & Coast Excellence award

Our programme in Northern Java, Indonesia to stop coastal erosion through Building with Nature has won the prestigious Flood & Coast Excellence Award yesterday in […]