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IN THIS ISSUE: February 2018
Cheque for 1 million euro
€1,000,000 award from the Dutch National Postcode Lottery 
The support of the NPL will help mobilise action where wetlands matter the most for people and nature. With this support we will accelerate our work and increase our impact by investing in wetlands solutions for a safer world. 
Two men and four camels in an arid scene
Building ecosystem resilience in Ethiopia's Somali Region
Read stories of how we can build resilience in an area facing humanitarian crises. This book collects examples from our work and that of our partners in food, water, and disaster risk reduction.
Volunteer bird counters
For wildlife conservation, countries need good governance 
Citizen-science data from the International Waterbirds Census has been published by the journal Nature in a study that uncovers what makes conservation work. Protected areas are important, but robust political governance is key.
Hon. Najib Balala and guests at Lake Ol'Bolossat
Hope for Lake Ol’ Bolossat with government support
The protection of the lake shows the government is ambitious about the future of central Kenya's only freshwater lake, where we have been working with Partners for Resilience since 2010. 
A Russian wetland scene
Joining forces with Russia on the wise use of wetlands
We have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on conservation and wise use of wetlands with the Russian government. This benefits Russia and the world through the restoration of peatlands, which store away carbon.
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