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Press Release: Asia rallies behind Building with Nature to scale up climate change adaptation efforts

India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Japan are among the countries gathering in the Netherlands this week to discuss how to scale up the nature-based adaptation […]

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Preserving high altitude wetlands of Sikkim

High altitude wetlands form a subset of wetlands located above the natural treeline, occupying altitudes higher than 3000m. Formation of these wetlands is largely governed […]

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Launch of a new initiative on Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction

2015 was a landmark year wherein several major global frameworks, notably the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction recognized the role of ecosystems as key […]

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Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 emphasizes the key role of ecosystems and nature-based solutions to build resilient societies

Geneva, Switzerland– The 6th session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) and the World Reconstruction Conference concluded last week in Geneva, Switzerland, are […]

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Securing wetlands for Sustainable WASH: A dialogue on Bhola Island, Bangladesh

WASH interventions can be sustainable only when the sources of water and sinks of waste are secured and well managed. Can Bhola island afford to […]

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Dr Ritesh Kumar appointed as Director of Wetlands International South Asia

  The Governing Body has appointed Dr Ritesh Kumar as Director of Wetlands International South Asia. Dr Kumar will be the principal institutional representative of […]

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IKI Wetlands Climate Change project launched

  The MoEFCC and GIZ launched the IKI Wetlands Climate Change project today at an inception workshop held at New Delhi. The project will work […]

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Wetlands International South Asia designated as NGO CEPA Focal Point for Ramsar Convention

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, has designated us as the Ramsar CEPA (Communication, Education, Participation and Awareness) NGO Focal […]

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Wetlands form a part of the first Indo-German Joint Working Group meeting

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Government of India) and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (Germany) held […]

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World Wetlands Day 2019: Let’s make wetland conservation a popular movement

To mark World Wetlands Day, Wetlands International South Asia (WISA) organized a seminar on “Wetlands and Climate Change” at India International Centre, New Delhi. The seminar discussed […]