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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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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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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 […]

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Fit for 55 package: an opportunity to further integrate coastal wetlands in the EU climate strategy?

On 14 July 2021, the European Commission will unveil its “Fit for 55 package” proposal, which sets out to put forward legislative initiatives to get […]

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Wetlands are natural solutions for green recovery and building back better

The month of June was filled with pivotal events and discussions surrounding the days of World Environment Day, the EU Green Week, and World Ocean […]

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International environmental Alliance issues Red Alert, experts urge Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis to prevent destruction of Erimitis wetlands

Mediterranean environmental organizations have joined forces as members of the Mediterranean Alliance for Wetlands to urge Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to intervene to prevent […]