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Dutch winner of Proud of my Purok competition announced!

The Hague – The Energy Cooperative Anneville from Ulvenhout (the Netherlands) won 10.000 EUR to make their neighbourhood school more sustainable by installing solar panels […]

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Governments urged to reverse worldwide wetland loss

Wetlands International advocates a focus on a key role for wetlands in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and for strengthening resolutions on peatlands and on […]

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Stepping up action for wetlands worldwide

We are releasing Wetland Solutions for People and Nature, our Strategic Intent for 2015 – 2025. Around the world, wetlands are under growing pressure. Implementing […]

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Birds and energy, why it matters on World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day takes place 9-10 May. The theme of this year’s annual awareness-raising day is “Energy – make it bird-friendly!” Energy development is […]

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New PNAS article: Wise use of peatsoils essential for tackling climate change

An international group of scientists from Vrije Universiteit and Wageningen University has calculated and modeled the potential effects of the exploitation of peatsoils on the […]

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Countries turn to Ecosystems to Reduce Disaster Risk

As HFA2 negotiations continue, governments, private sector and practitioners commit to advance ecosystem disaster risk reduction at the Third World Conference on DRR. Sendai, Japan […]

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Focus on better water management and ecosystem restoration urgent at UN summit on Disasters

Sendai, Japan – Tackling disasters such as floods and droughts should focus much more on the sustainable use and restoration of ecosystems such as wetlands, states […]

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Focus op beter waterbeheer en ecosysteemherstel op VN top Rampenbestrijding hard nodig

Sendai, Japan – De aanpak van rampen zoals overstromingen en droogtes moet zich veel meer richten op het duurzamer gebruik en herstel van ecosystemen zoals wetlands. […]

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WASH IT! alliance: one of 25 strategic partners of Dutch Ministry Foreign Affairs

The WASH IT! alliance was delighted to learn that it was selected as one of 25 strategic partners of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for […]

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A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2015

This paper presents the results of our sixth annual horizon scan, which aims to identify phenomena that may have substantial effects on the global environment, […]