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Wetlands International

  • Jane Madgwick
Living reference work entry

Abstract

Wetlands International is the only global NGO dedicated fully to the wise use of wetlands. Wetlands International is neither a nature conservation organization nor a development one. Instead, Wetlands International connects conservation and development goals. This is because for wetlands, nature and people’s well-being are so inter-dependent. Our dual focus on people and nature, and our broad array of partners and members, both governments and NGOs, puts us in a favorable position to bring many different sectors together to tackle the pressing challenges of our time – food and water security, climate change, and biodiversity loss.

Keywords

Climate Change Adaptation Disaster Risk Reduction Integrate Water Resource Management Wetland Conservation Strategic Intervention 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chief Executive Officer, Wetlands InternationalEde/WageningenThe Netherlands

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