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IN THIS ISSUE: February 2017
White egrets taking off
ASiS International Essay Writing Competition launched!
We are holding an international essay competition for children aged 12-18 on the theme of "Conserving our natural heritage - Wetlands: a global perspective". The competition is now open for entries, so get writing!
Online course: Building with Nature
Would you like to learn more about Building with Nature? During this five week course you'll learn about ecological and engineering principles, why they are important, and how to apply them.
Indonesian women building a permeable dam
Germany helps to scale up Building with Nature in Indonesia
The German government is supporting our restoration of the eroded coast in Northern Java, Indonesia. The restoration of this coast will ensure millions of people in Java are protected from flooding.
Lake Abijatta
Saving Ethopia's Lake Abijatta
Lake Abijatta is shrinking and there are many companies and people competing for its water. We brought together the different stakeholders for the first time, to discuss the challenges affecting the lake and approaches to solve them.
Mangrove forest, Kenya
Are mass mangrove planting initiatives sustainable?
Mangrove restoration should not be driven by photo opportunities and media coverage. A science-based plan that follows the principles of natural mangrove rehabilitation will lead to greater success!
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