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Wetlands & other Water-related ecosystems offer multiple benefits, such as natural purification, flood protection & safe harbors for #biodiversity.💧🌱 Protecting freshwater biodiversity is essential to life on 🌍. wrld.bg/2o8250OsbZW #BuildBackBiodiversity #BiodiversityDay pic.twitter.com/SPburti4Ef
Although #wetlands cover 6% of Earth’s land surface, which is almost as large as Greenland. The ecosystem has been rapidly declining and has lost 35% of its area since 1970 (GWO, 2018). #EarthDay #EarthDay2023 #InvestInOurPlanet #wetland #savetheplanet #Odisha pic.twitter.com/naAtZZnJxI
Today as I gave my intervention as Secretary General of the @RamsarConv I quoted the poet @warsan_shire & the poignancy of the times. The crises & challenges of #Water are Everywhere, Everywhere, EVERYWHERE 🙌🏽🙏🏾👇🏾 As @UN @antonioguterres concluded - the #Time4Action is NOW!! 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/l1GnyAIuND
Wetlands are Earth’s most threatened ecosystem, with 35% of the world’s wetlands lost since 1970. Protecting them can help with global challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss and food and water security. Learn more about IUCN at the #UNWaterConference #WaterAction pic.twitter.com/8nZfSHGCJk
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Today as @IPCC_CH releases synthesis report, let's remember wetlands store carbon and are home to an amazing biodiversity. They need protecting. @RamsarConv
PRESS RELEASE There are multiple, feasible and effective options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions & adapt to human-caused #climatechange available now, said scientists in the latest #IPCC #ClimateReport released today. ➡️ bit.ly/SYRPR23 pic.twitter.com/DiNaZ5n96r
Despite being one of our most valuable ecosystems for people and #nature, wetlands are Earth’s most threatened ecosystem. @RamsarConv pic.twitter.com/b6PN637YFL
If we don’t win the battle against #Biodiversity loss, we won’t successfully tackle #ClimateChange.🌎 Learn more about interlinkages between climate change & biodiversity with this infographic by @IngeniumCa 📷 Or w/ @IPBES & @IPCC_CH workshop report⬇️ ipbes.net/events/ipbes-i… pic.twitter.com/aCqQXlCsku
Happy #WorldWetlandsDay! 💡Turn ideas #ForWetlands into action! Submit your project pitch, which promotes #wetlands conservation, restoration or improved management. The winner will receive €10k grant provided by @Danone. Applications are now open👇 bit.ly/3Jvtm6V pic.twitter.com/JjNoc9YZAY
The time for #wetland restoration is long past. The time for wetland protection is now. @RamsarConv twitter.com/WetlandsInt/st…
It's time for wetland restoration. It is crucial for newer generations to take the right steps & generate a 'ripple effect'. IHE Delft offers education & conducts research in wetlands. In 🇺🇬, the Institute & @Makerere collaborate in 2 research projects 🔗un-ihe.org/world-wetland-… pic.twitter.com/ek5mF2szy3
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Dr Hafeez, the IWMI Water, Food and Ecosystems Director, said, “Through climate-smart interventions, the IWMI Pakistan aims to guide farmers, industrialists, urban water users and other stakeholders on sustainable water use, so that water scarcity can be addressed.
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The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Pakistan celebrated World Environment Day 2023 by organizing a capacity building workshop for media and highlighting the role of water governance in fostering prosperity and sustainable development in Punjab.
The post The Nation: Water sector reforms imperative for sustainable development in Punjab: IWM first appeared on International Water Management Institute (IWMI).IWMI Announces the appointment of five new members of the IWMI Board of Governors and Program Committee
New members’ expertise will be invaluable as the institute works towards water systems transformation in the critical years ahead.
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Nepal’s agriculture is largely dominated by small and medium holder farmers practising a mixed farming system (MFS) which includes multiple cropping practices like growing vegetables and fruits and raising livestock.
The post Kathmandu Post: Reviving Nepal’s agriculture first appeared on International Water Management Institute (IWMI).
Bio-Circular Economy uses renewable biological resources from land and sea, such as crops, forests, fish, animals and micro-organisms, to produce food, health, materials, products, textiles and energy.
The post Enviro News Nigeria: Water institute sets modalities for bio-circular economy first appeared on International Water Management Institute (IWMI).
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ms. Rebecca D’Cruz on 29 May 2023 in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.Rebecca truly dedicated her life to wetland conservation and its wise use. She...
It is with a heavy heart that the Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands has learned of the death of Ilham Kabouya-Loucif. She was the former Director of Flora and Fauna Protection at the Ministry...
At the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi in March 2022 the member states agreed a historic Resolution titled “End plastic pollution: towards an international legally binding instrument”.In the...
Australia has added Caryapundy Swamp to the List of Wetlands of International Importance. This “Ramsar Site” (no. 2520 on the List) lies within the Narriearra Caryapundy Swamp National Park, in the...
China has added 18 wetlands to the List of Wetlands of International Importance. The country has now designated 82 such “Ramsar Sites” in total. The new Sites extend over more than 320,000 hectares,...