XV World Forestry Congress held in Seoul Korea

Wetlands International was invited by our BwN core group member – FRIM to highlight the importance of local community involvement in ensuring sustainable Mangrove Restoration […]


National Consultation Session – Accelerating adaptation through Building with Nature

1. Background Governments and donors throughout Asia are increasingly applying Building with Nature (BwN) or nature-based solutions (NBS) to reduce hazards, mitigate and adapt to […]

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 […]


Improvement of water supply in the Klang valley

The Chairman of Wetlands International Malaysia council, Dato’ Paduka Ir. (Dr.) Hj. Keizrul bin Abdullah, was interviewed on MHI TV3 recently in response to the […]


Growing awareness to shift from traditional engineering to Building with Nature for coastal resilience

  Malaysia has about 5,000 km coastline of which approximately 30% is suffering from coastal erosion due to strong waves from the sea and loss […]


Building with Nature Asia – National Expert Stakeholder Workshop

Background Wetlands International is working on a programme called Accelerating Adaptation through Building with Nature Asia. This initiative is aimed at getting the governments of […]


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 […]


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 […]

Case study

Sustaining mangroves with communities in Sedili Kecil, Johor, Malaysia

In Sedili Kecil, Johor, Malaysia, we aim to raise awareness on the importance of the conservation of mangrove forests among local communities. We also encourage their involvement in rehabilitating mangroves and strengthening their capacity to implement techniques for sustainable use and monitor the mangroves.