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The Source: Annual Review and Accounts 2018
Our Annual Review 2018, which this year takes the form of an interactive magazine, shares news stories and features about our work from India to the Andes, as well as spotlighting our people that make it all possible.
Mountains in Sikkim
Wetlands International South Asia embarks on work to preserve the magical Sikkim Himalayas
With their breathtaking beauty, endemic species and location in the headwaters of rivers, the high altitude wetlands of the Sikkim Himalayas, are integral to the wellbeing of the region. However, tourist influx, landscape fragmentation, disposal of solid waste, and climate change risks pose serious threats to these wetlands. Read on to find out how Wetlands International South Asia is taking action through an integrated management approach.
Asia rallies behind Building with Nature to scale up climate change adaptation efforts
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Japan and India are among the countries gathering in the Netherlands this week to discuss how to scale up the nature-based adaptation measures needed to protect the region from a growing host of hazards including flooding, storm damage and coastal erosion.
Mali boatman
Wetlands International emphasises conflict-sensitive and human-security approaches to infrastructure as new Malian government takes office
Water infrastructure must be ‘conflict-sensitive’ and coordinated between ministries representative of all stakeholders if future escalation of violence in Mali is to be avoided, according to a policy briefing from the Water, Peace and Security initiative, written by Wetlands International. Find out what recommendations the briefing paper made to improve human security in Mali.
Yellow Sea wetlands achieve UNESCO World Heritage status with support from Wetlands International
With the help of Wetlands International, and other conservation partners, two parts of the Yellow Sea region were officially inscribed in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites as, “Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of the Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf of China”.
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