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RSPO adopts palm oil standards developed by Wetlands International to limit peatland degradation

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has adopted new standards, developed by Wetlands International, to help curb the degradation of tropical forests and peatlands […]

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Securing Chandertal: Perspectives and priorities

Wetlands International South Asia (WISA) is developing a model management planning framework for the high-altitude wetlands in select Himalayan landscapes under the aegis of ‘SECURE […]

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Implementing Management Action Plans for Ramsar Sites of Kerala

In 2018, Wetlands International South Asia and the Center for Water Resources Development and Management formulated integrated management plans for three Ramsar Sites of Kerala, […]

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Developing Wetlands Inventory, Assessment and Monitoring framework (WIAMS) for wetlands management under IKI Wetlands Climate Change Project

In order to achieve the wetland management goals, a strong information base is a prerequisite for wetland managers. Available information base can be advanced by […]

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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 […]