Tag: Wetlands

Guiding principles for delivering coastal wetland carbon projects

Guiding principles for delivering coastal wetland carbon projects

Coastal “blue carbon” ecosystems including mangroves, tidal marshes and seagrass meadows are an important part of the global carbon cycle. This UNEP publication provides guidance for a range of interventions that lead to improved coastal wetlands conditions for climate change

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Finbox – A River Demonstration Reach Toolbox

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Finbox has been developed as a resource to help guide anyone from community groups, natural resource management groups or catchment management authorities, through to government agencies in establishing a demonstration reach, which is a reach of river or area of

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Two new publications on the value of mangroves

Two new publications on the value of mangroves

Wetlands International has released two new publications on the value of mangroves: The role of mangroves in fisheries enhancement and Mangroves for Coastal Defence: Guidelines for coastal managers & policy makers.

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How much wetland has the world lost?

How much wetland has the world lost?

The review How much wetland has the world lost? Long-term and recent trends in global wetland area finds that the reported long-term loss of natural wetlands averages between 54–57% but loss may have been as high as 87% since 1700

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Riverspace – A new space for wetlands, rivers and people

The Australian River Restoration Centre (ARRC) and the Murray-Darling Wetlands Working Group have established the Riverspace website to create a space for people to share knowledge about rivers and wetlands. Become part of the community by featuring your projects on

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Handbook on Best Practices for the Design and Operation of Wetland Education Centres

The Ramsar Convention strongly encourages the establishment of education centres at Ramsar Sites and other wetlands. A handbook has been produced to provide advice on the design and management of such centres.

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WET eBook: Workbook for Managing Urban Wetlands in Australia

The new eBook Workbook for Managing Urban Wetlands in Australia published by Sydney Olympic Park Authority contain useful hands-on information about managing urban freshwater and estuarine wetlands. The 5 sections and 28 chapters of the eBook have been contributed by

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