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PRESS RELEASE – International Peat Conference

Wetlands International to highlight soil subsidence and flooding at International Peat Congress Kuching, Malaysia – The International Peat Congress (IPC) 2016, a global gathering of […]

Malaysia’s fight against climate change

Climate change and global warming can no longer be viewed lightly. Its effects are real and Malaysians are not spared from feeling the effects of it.

Training on the Sustainable Management of Peatland for Environmental NGOs

Based on the findings from the Sustainable Peatlands for People and Climate (SPPC) project, Wetlands International recommends that lessons be learnt and we should work […]

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We are a global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation and restoration of wetlands. Wetlands are areas where water is the primary factor controlling the […]

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Peatland conservation and restoration

Wetlands International has supported peatland restoration projects in China, Russia, Belarus, Argentina, Kenya, South Africa, Malaysia and Indonesia, working with local communities to promote sustainable land use options.

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Sustainable land use

Wetlands International advocates for the (gradual) removal of drainage based activities on peat and replacement of these with sustainable alternatives.

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Climate mitigation and adaptation

Peatlands emit CO2 when cleared and drained for agriculture and forestry. Over 5% of global CO2 emissions are caused by peatlands degradation. Restoration and sustainable use of these areas can reduce emissions substantially and help people to be more resilient to a changing climate.

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Peatland Treasures

Why do we consider the world’s peatlands with their black acidic waters some of the most valuable treasures on earth? By safeguarding peatlands we can reduce millions of tons of CO2, prevent major flooding, save some of the most biodiverse areas in the world and ensure water security for millions of people.

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Give to Wetlands International Malaysia and help safeguard and restore wetlands – the source of water that supports life on earth. Your financial support will help Wetlands […]