Resources

Climate Adaptation Summit

More than 30 world leaders, 50 ministers, 50 international organisations, experts and other stakeholders gathered at the virtual Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, hosted by the Netherlands at the end of January. […]

Building with Nature book ‘Building with Nature: Creating, Implementing and Upscaling Nature-Based Solutions’

This book makes the urgent and compelling case for scaling up the Building with Nature approach to adapt to and mitigate climate change. It contains […]

News

Calling for Volunteers – Capacity Building and Empowerment of Orang Asli (OA) Gombak in Transforming the Illegal Dumping Site for Sustainable Community Use

Wetlands International and our partner, Jungle School Gombak Malaysia are helping the Orang Asli (OA) community at Kampung Batu 12 and Kampung Batu 16 to […]

Event

Presentation of the ‘Accelerating Adaptation through Building with Nature in Asia’ initiative at the Climate Adaptation Summit from January 25-26

Side event: ‘Accelerating adaptation through Building with Nature in Asia’ Organisers: Wetlands International in collaboration with the Indonesian ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, EcoShape, […]

News

Stop North Selangor Peat Swamp Forest conversion

Wetlands International would like to express our deep concern about the proposal by Selangor State Agriculture Development Corporation (PKPS) plantations to convert a 971ha area […]

News

Act now to build back the bond between people and nature

Today we may survive by ‘breaking the chain’ of infection of COVID-19, but our future will be defined by our ability to build back a […]

News

How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

Publication

Rajang Delta threatened by floods!

This paper presents a case study of the Rajang Delta in Sarawak, Malaysia where peatland subsidence will cause flooding, rendering more than half of the […]

Case study

Brunei Peat Swamp Forest Biodiversity Assessment

The rarely visited country of Brunei Darussalam is a green gem on the rapidly deforesting island of Borneo. Much of Brunei is still covered in peat swamp or mangrove forest, which is in stark contrast to the situation in other countries within the region. These forests are rich with species of plants and animals, but face threats due to development, peat drainage and fires.

Publication

A quick scan of peatlands in Malaysia

Malaysia, comprising the regions of Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak supports some of the most extensive tropical peatlands in the world.