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A comprehensive analysis of more than 11,000 previous coastal-habitat measurements suggests that mangroves and seagrasses provide the greatest value as “nurseries” for young fishes and invertebrates, providing key guidance for managers of threatened...
In this study, we have re-estimated the 2011 global monetary values of natural wetland ecosystem services using new information on the areas of different coastal and inland wetland classes, and included estimates for forested wetlands. Click on the...
Few places on our planet remain untouched by humans.The growing global demand for food, fibre, fuels, shelter and freshwater is driving the loss and degradation of natural forests, wetlands, coastal areas and other ecosystems. Click on the link...
At least 15% of the world’s inland surface water areas are covered by protected areas, according to a new study from the JRC...The study...presents the first global assessment of the percentage of inland open surface waters that are in protected...
The Nagao Wetland Fund (NWF) is open for applications from Contracting Parties in the Asia and Oceania regions included in the DAC List of ODA Recipients. The NWF is intended to support Contracting Parties in the Asia and Oceania regions on...
The proposed development by Walker Corporation, which has been a major political party donor, would include more than 3000 apartments, a hotel, shops and marina on Toondah Harbour in Moreton Bay, south east of Brisbane. Click on the link below...
Please join us for a webinar on the Global Wetland Outlook: State of the World's Wetlands, which will be held Monday, 4 February 2019, from 17:00-18:00 (US Eastern Standard Time). Prof. Royal Gardner and Dr. Max Finlayson, lead coordinating authors...
Ten youth from Ngerkesoaol spent last Friday at Micronesia's largest and most biologically diverse freshwater lake, Palau's very own lake - Ngardok Nature Reserve in Melekeok, Palau. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
In this paper, we explore the required functionality of a generic model of the effects of climate and land-use changes on wetlands ecosystem services worldwide. Click on the link below to access the full paper.
Approximately 35 per cent of the world’s wetlands were lost between 1970-2015 with annual rates of loss accelerating from 2000, according to the first-ever Global Wetland Outlook. Click on the link to read the full article