Costa Rica Succesfully Defends Its Wetlands

International Expert/Lead Scientist for the Republic of Costa Rica: A team from Herbert Smith Freehills' New York office, along with co-counsel from Costa Rica's Ministry of Foreign Trade ("COMEX"), has secured a major victory for the Republic of … [Read more...]

Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP) for the Proposed Taman Negara Tourism Development

Taman Negara National park, which covers an area of 4,343 km2 spreading across three states (Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan) was established in 1939 and estimated to be 130 million years old. Being the oldest tropical rainforest in the world, Taman … [Read more...]

An Evaluation of Wetland Mitigation within the South Florida Water Management District

Evaluation of Wetland Mitigation 1991 … [Read more...]

Institute of Wetland Research, Beijing, China

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United Nations Recognizes Gulfstream Ecosystem Restoration

Gulfstream Natural Gas System's 400-acre Lake Wales Forest Restoration project is one of 30 successful environmental initiatives recently featured in a report released globally by the United Nations Environment Programme read more … [Read more...]

Water Resources and Global Climate Change

Water Resource and Global Climate Change: Critical Conditions within the Saloum & Casamance Catchments of Senegal & an Opportunity for Management and Restoration of Wetlands and Livelihoods … [Read more...]

Institute of Wetland Research

The Ramsar Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) wetland restoration, mitigation and management working group has been reviewing the existing Ramsar guidance on wetland restoration with the aim of determining if it needs updating and/or … [Read more...]

Wetlands and the 2004 Tsunami

As part of the global response to the 2004 tsunami disaster, the Ramsar Convention asked Wetlands International to coordinate efforts to bring together scientifically sound advice on wetlands in the region in order to assist governments in choosing … [Read more...]

Seychelles Wetlands Evaluation and Workshop

Kevin Erwin accompanied Ramsar Convention Secretary General Mr Anada TiĆ©ga and the Senior Regional Advisor for Africa Mr Abou Bamba, the President of the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. James Michel, during a week-long celebration of World Wetlands Day … [Read more...]

Kampung Penarik Mainland Coastal Tourism Development and Setiu Wetland State Park

A team of international experts collaborated to evaluate the Setiu Wetland area in Malaysia to prepare an integrated development plan. The Malaysian government hired the team to develop a plan to protect the wetlands and waterways while providing … [Read more...]