Power of Wetlands

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#PowerofWetlands

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#PowerofWetlands

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Healthy wetlands help secure water in cities,
lock away carbon and support community livelihoods.
With them, we can prevent climate change disaster and reverse biodiversity loss.
#PowerofWetlands is a campaign to make wetlands conservation and restoration a national and global priority.
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Healthy wetlands help secure water in cities,
lock away carbon and support community livelihoods.
With them, we can prevent climate change disaster and reverse biodiversity loss.
#PowerofWetlands is a campaign to make wetlands conservation and restoration a national and global priority.
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Healthy wetlands help secure water in cities,
lock away carbon and support community livelihoods.
With them, we can prevent climate change disaster and reverse biodiversity loss.
#PowerofWetlands is a campaign to make wetlands conservation and restoration a national and global priority.
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Healthy wetlands help secure water in cities,
lock away carbon and support community livelihoods.
With them, we can prevent climate change disaster and reverse biodiversity loss.
#PowerofWetlands is a campaign to make wetlands conservation and restoration a national and global priority.

Explore the #PowerofWetlands

Whether mangroves or marshes, rivers or peatlands, every wetland has a story. Discover some of the world’s largest, most vulnerable and critical wetlands, and what’s being done to boost their power.
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Critical and notable wetlands

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Meet the wetland ambassadors

Stories of hope and action are key to showing what’s possible. Thousands of young people around the world are already working to unleash the #PowerofWetlands.

Alexander Watson, Putting wetlands on the map

As natural buffers against storms and floods, nursing grounds for fisheries, sources of wood for fuel and timber, and ho

María Elisa Sánchez, Thinking like a mountain

Wetlands high up in mountains are often remote and harsh places, blasted by wind and rain, with all seasons possible in

Youssoupha Sané, Awakening to the bond between people and nature

Wetland wildernesses are all too often lost to the march of development — industrial infrastructure, the encroachm

Hugo Ferreira, Taking flight with the flamingos

When we think of spectacular nature, our minds perhaps turn to the dusty savannahs of Africa or the vast wilderness of t

Reviving wetlands is one of the most effective ways we can heal the climate and help biodiversity.
It’s time to make healthy wetlands a national and global priority.

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WETLANDS INTERNATIONAL IS THE ONLY GLOBAL NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATION DEDICATED TO THE CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF WETLANDS.

OUR VISION

A world where wetlands are treasured and nurtured for their beauty, the life they support and the resources they provide.

OUR MISSION

To inspire and mobilise society to safeguard and restore wetlands for people and nature.


#PowerofWetlands has been made possible by the Dutch National Postcode Lottery

www.wetlands.org