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Working with Nature for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation. Let’s help nature to help us

The recognition of the role of wetlands for disaster risk reduction was key at the lunch conference organized by Wetlands International European Association and the […]

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Why we count waterbirds for wetland management

In the last week, over 10,000 birders in 150 countries have set off for the International Waterbird Census (IWC).

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Wintering waterbirds caught up in harsh weather in Southeastern Europe

The 51st International Waterbird Census has taken place across Europe during the weekend. Field teams in Southeastern Europe have encountered enormous difficulties, dangerous roads and frozen […]

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Wetlands International on the European Commission’s conclusions on the Fitness Check of nature legislation

Brussels – This morning, the European Commission decided on the follow-up to the Fitness Check of the EU Birds and Habitats Directives. Wetlands International – […]

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The EU’s lack of courage to phase out biofuels from food crops

Brussels, 30 Nov 2016. The European Commission has just released the Clean Energy Package,  which includes a proposal for the revised Renewable Energy Directive. We […]

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Towards a sustainable vision for river ecosystems and riverine landscapes in Poland

Having reviewed the plans of the Polish government to regulate and modify major rivers of Poland for navigation purposes, Wetlands International-European Association wishes to express […]

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Wetlands International on the ENV Council conclusions on Sustainable Water Management

Brussels: Wetlands International – European Association positively acknowledges the great interest of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU to discuss sustainable water […]

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Wetland and waterbird scientist Hugh Boyd passes on

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of Hugh Boyd, aged 91. Boyd was a pioneering waterbird and wetland conservationist and […]

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“No Sustainable Development Goals unless action is taken to reduce the deficit in natural infrastructure”

New York – At the High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) NGO Wetlands International states that better management and restoration of […]

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Message from our CEO on World Wetlands Day 2016

The precipitous loss of wetlands and freshwater biodiversity over the last decades has been widely reported – and alongside this, many organisations, including Wetlands International, […]