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WEBINAR – Peatlands in the new CAP: potential and synergies for sustainable regional economies with climate and biodiversity benefits

  Peatlands occur in all EU Member States (except Malta), often covering more than 10% of the total land area. Fully functional, healthy wet peatlands […]

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Welcoming the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030

“Bringing nature back in our lives” is a strong and encouraging title for the communication EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, COM(2020) 380 final, recognising the […]

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Feedback to EC’s Climate Law

The European Commission has ongoing public consultations to hear its citizen’s view on the upcoming laws and policies. Currently there is a proposal for a […]

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Let’s recognize paludiculture as an eligible practice in the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which provides financial support for farmers, must safeguard and stimulate the preservation of carbon- rich soils through the protection of […]

European peatland strategies workshop

On 28 and 29 October 2019, experts and stakeholders of the public sector and civil society from EU Member States and other European countries met […]

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Paludiculture presents the necessary paradigm shift towards sustainable peatland use with global climate benefits

Wetlands International European Association together with Greifswald Mire Centre met with EU actors on post 2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and its effect on farming […]

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Ramsar site in Belarus threatened by road construction

Road construction through the Almany Mires in Belarus is devastating Europe’s largest intact mire complex. Wetlands International – European Association is calling on the Belarussian […]

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How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

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COP23 side event: The need for local action to sustain peatlands globally

The UN Climate Change Conference, COP23, has just started (6-17 November 2017) in Bonn.  This year’s focus is on the development of guidelines on how […]

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Advancing global efforts to protect peat from degradation, loss and fire

Wetlands International is attending the 46th session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) from 8 to 18 May 2017 at the World Conference […]