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IN THIS ISSUE: October 2017
Sanderling flock feeding
Luc Hoffmann Medal now open for nominations
The Luc Hoffmann Medal for Wetland Science and Conservation is awarded every three years to an individual showing outstanding achievements in wetland research and conservation, and in public awareness raising.  
Russian peatland
Safeguarding nature can keep Paris within reach
Nature can provide more than a third of the carbon emissions reductions that are needed to meet the Paris Climate Agreement, according to a new study led by The Nature Conservancy, with input from Wetlands International.  
People fishing in the Hadejia-Nguru wetlands
How is wetland loss linked to people leaving their homes?
On International Disaster Reduction Day, together with Ramsar, we reflected on the links between wetlands, disasters and migration. The role of wetlands is clear: healthy wetlands prevent displacement and protect against disasters.
Flamingo flock
Healthy wetland landscapes in a changing climate
Protecting waterbird populations in a changing climate requires a network of healthy wetlands. But it is not enough to just protect these sites. This factsheet highlights how we are creating a climate resilient network across the African-Eurasian Flyway.
Graphic impression of possible future coastal scenarios in Demak
Demak needs to tackle subsidence to safeguard coastline
Partners in the Building with Nature Consortium have warned of rapid subsidence rates in several project sites in Demak, which could undermine the progress made so far in restoring the damaged coastline. 
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