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IN THIS ISSUE: September 2017
Camel Caravan, Isiolo
Camel Caravan advocates for the Ewaso Ng'iro River
More than 200 participants walked 240 kilometres to advocate for the restoration and protection of the Ewaso Ng'iro River, which supports the livelihoods of approximately 3.6 million people.
First place winner Preevena Devi Jayabalan receives her prize
Essay competition raises awareness of wetlands 
The winners of the ASiS Essay Competition have now been announced. The competition, aimed at school children, raised awareness of wetlands among future conservationists and policy makers. 
La Gotera dam removal
An Analysis of River Fragmentation in Spanish Basins
This inventory of barriers in Spanish rivers increases our knowledge of the state of Europe's rivers. This can support the restoration of free-flowing rivers, which in turn is key to the survival of migratory fish species such as eel and salmon.  
Fisher, Senegal River
A focus on wetlands essential to tackle land degradation
This month UNCCD launched the Global Land Outlook, a first of its kind report on land resources and changing land uses. The report acknowledges the impact of rapid wetland loss on land and water. 
Tana Basin, Kenya
Event: Upscaling ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction (eco-DRR) investments to reduce disaster risks
This joint event will take place on International DRR Day (13 October) in Brussels. Registration is free and you can register online to reserve your place. 
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