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Forum calls for all of society action to reduce disaster risks in Europe

At the Open Forum of the European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) in Istanbul, Turkey on Monday 27th March 2017, policy makers, scientists and […]

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EFDRR Open Forum

Wetlands International European Association is in Istanbul to participate at the EFDRR Open Forum with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of healthy […]

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European Forum Disaster Risk Reduction – Turkey

Wetlands International will actively participate in the 2017 European Forum Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) Open Forum that will take place in Istanbul, Turkey from 26 […]

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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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“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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Act now on wetlands for Agenda 2030 – Infographic

In 2015, world leaders committed to achieving the 17 goals of the United National 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). […]

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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, […]

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Blue Lifelines in the Desert

How can people and nature survive at the edge of the Sahara Desert? For centuries wetlands in the arid Sahel region of Africa have provided lifelines for local people and wildlife. Yet these wetlands are shrinking. They are threatened by a changing climate, rapid population growth and increasing competition for water. We work to safeguard and restore these freshwater flows.

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Wetlands International ranks #17 in top climate think tank list

Wetlands International takes the 17th spot on the International Centre for Climate Governance top 100 list for climate think tanks in 2014. With the aim […]

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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 […]