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 […]


Environmental Impact Assessment on road construction in Almany Mires (Belarus) is flawed

In an earlier news flash Wetlands International European Association called on Belarusian authorities to stop road construction in “Almany” mires. “Almany” is a vast complex of over […]


#SaveSalina for nature and people

Our member, Euronatur Foundation, is campaigning to protect the Ulcinj Salina in Montenegro. The Ulcinj Salina is a large wetland area, which is home to […]


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 […]


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 […]


Luc Hoffmann Medal now open for nominations

Wetlands International aims to promote the conservation and restoration of wetlands worldwide. As part of this, we award the Wetlands International Luc Hoffmann Medal for […]


KEY MESSAGES – Upscaling ecosystem based disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation investments to reduce disaster risks

On 13th October, on the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Reduction”, Wetlands International, together with European Commission, UNISDR, UNESCO and VOICE held a […]


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 […]


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 […]


Mandatory accounting for managed wetlands

The proposal of the European Commission on a Regulation of The European Parliament and of The Council on the inclusion of greenhouse gas emissions and […]