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Training: Building with Nature to Accelerate Adaptation

The Building with Nature Asia initiative conducts an online training on 23rd June 2020 for all stakeholders engaged in the development of strategic program on […]

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Coastal wetlands: Saviours of the blue!

India is the only country in the world that boasts of an ocean named after her, the Indian ocean. Covering an expanse of 70.5 million […]

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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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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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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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India designates Sundarban as Ramsar Site

Spread across India and Bangladesh over 1 million ha area, Sunderban is the world’s largest single contiguous mangrove swamp. The Indian part received its formal […]

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17th World Lake Conference Side Event: Issues and management challenges of lake basin management in South Asia

The South Asia region is endowed by a range of wetlands, exhibiting enormous diversity based on their genesis, geographical location, hydrological regimes and climatic factors. […]

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Mangroves and right to life

On September 17, 2018, Bombay High Court declared “The destruction of mangroves offends the fundamental right of citizens under Article 21 (right to life) of […]

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Cross-country exchange of experiences in using ecosystem based approaches for reducing disaster risk

In a new collaboration under the Partners for Resilience (PfR) programme, six delegations from South Sudan visited the Indian PfR sites for a week-long knowledge […]