In focus Wetlands


News - 12 Oct 2017
Global review finds tenure rights key to conservation of coastal forests
Event Coverage - 19 Sep 2017
Peatlands in the spotlight at the IUFRO Congress in Germany

News - 16 Jun 2017
The jumbo carbon footprint of shrimp
Is eating a kilogram of shrimp worth 1600 kilos of greenhouse emissions?
News - 15 Jun 2017
New map reveals more tropical peat
Results provide fresh opportunities to combat climate change
Video - 6 Jun 2017
Dennis del Castillo of Peruvian Amazon Research Institute: ‘Peatlands are seen as wastelands’
How Peru can learn from Indonesia's experience to better manage its peatlands
Video - 29 May 2017
Lera Miles of UN Environment: ‘There’s much more peatland there than anyone had ever anticipated’
Why the international community should do its part to support the Congo Basin countries in preserving their peatlands
Photo Essay - 18 May 2017
Living in a toxic haze
The daily reality of Indonesia's peatland fires
Video - 17 May 2017
People and peat
Making a living on protected land
Video - 17 May 2017
People and peat
Interview - 16 May 2017
Preserving precious peat in the Congo Basin
How the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could bring a recently-discovered peatland into its REDD process
Interview - 15 May 2017
Peru’s peat
Recognizing the potential of Peru’s wetlands in tackling climate change
Interview - 15 May 2017
Peru’s peat
News - 3 May 2017
Local law and order
Can communities and legislation stop Indonesian peatfires?
News - 3 May 2017
Local law and order
News - 2 Feb 2017
Where the land meets the sea: Governing mangrove forests
As countries ponder how to encourage mangrove conservation, the role of people, rights, and governance institutions should receive equal consideration
News - 1 Feb 2017
Protecting Tanzania’s mangroves
Why the current conservation scheme is falling short, and alternative approaches to strengthen it