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CMok to host ‘Pact for Wetlands’ event to mark World Wetlands Day 2023

Wetlands International Europe member Centrum Ochrony Mokradeł (CMok) will host a conference to debate a new ‘Pact for Wetlands’ on 4-7 February. The event will […]

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New EU carbon removal certification rules should protect nature, wetlands

New EU rules on certifications for carbon removals can help to mobilise private sector funding for the restoration of wetlands, however EU legislators need to […]

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Blog: Wetlands are our ‘life insurance’ yet we continue to neglect them

Europe’s record breaking summer of high temperatures, heat waves and droughts exposed the vulnerability of our agricultural systems, forestry management, energy mix and economies to […]

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Higher ambition for Peatlands in the EU Nature Restoration Law Proposal – Briefing

On 22 June 2022, the European Commission presented its long-awaited proposal for a law to restore Europe’s degraded ecosystems, habitats and species. The draft law, […]

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Proposed EU Nature Restoration Law a historic step for wetlands restoration

The European Commission has taken the timely and important step of publishing its long-awaited proposal for a European regulation on nature restoration (“EU Nature Restoration […]

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Peatlands highlighted in the EU Green Week

This year’s EU Green Week (30 May – 5 June) focuses on the implementation of the European Green Deal. Wetlands International Europe has been participating […]

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Opportunities for Paludiculture in the CAP

Central to the final decision of EU legislative bodies for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2023-27 is the recognition that all CAP subsidies (both Pillar […]

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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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Calling for the full implementation of the nature protection commitments in the Biodiversity Strategy

Wetlands International Europe together with members of the European Habitats Forum have sent an open letter to the European Commission, the Presidency of the Council […]

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A definition of paludiculture in the CAP

  Drainage-based agriculture on peatland causes enormous economic and environmental losses through CO2 emissions (~25 % of EU agricultural emissions from 3 % of EU […]