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Water sector thirsty for change at Climate COP

Water must be at the core of effective climate action, but many countries are unaware of the powerful water-related solutions that exist. To remedy this, […]

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Wetlands International at COP26

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)  takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, on 31 October – 12 November 2021 to accelerate action […]

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New report finds most European rivers will still be unhealthy by 2027 deadline

90% of river basins studied in various EU countries will still be unhealthy by 2027, new research reveals. This means those countries will miss the […]

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The Final Sprint for Europe’s Rivers: Online Event

Europe’s rivers are under threat, with 60% of Europe’s rivers in poor ecological health, unsustainable water use in agriculture, and alarming biodiversity decline. Is Europe […]

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Driving investment in Eco-DRR to build climate resilient communities in developing countries

Celebrating International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, 13 October 2021 On the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, celebrated every 13th of October, this year’s […]

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Our statement on the draft EU anti-deforestation law which leaves out fragile wetlands

Responding to the leaked EU anti-deforestation law draft which leaves out fragile wetlands, Daniel Blanco, Wetlands International LAC Director based at the Argentina Office, said: “Wetlands […]

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African-Eurasian Waterbird Census 2022

January 2022 will be the 56th count season of the annual International Waterbird Census in the African-Eurasian flyway. The IWC is a vital data source […]

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Micro Catchments, Macro Effects

This EU JRC-funded study examined the potential for natural retention in an upper catchment of the Rhine River as a nature-based solution for flood risks, […]

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Can natural sponges help defend Europe against floods?

Nature-based solutions restoring wetlands have the potential to significantly reduce local flood peaks On 14 and 15 July, rivers and streams in the Eifel and […]

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Briefing paper on setting EU free-flowing river restoration target

Living Rivers Europe (LRE) [1] analysed the key results of a pan European survey of national governments on river continuity restoration released on by the […]