Welcome to our website!

Welcome to the website of the Russian Programme of Wetlands International, the only global NGO dedicated to sustaining and restoring wetlands. This is the subsite for Russia of the global website. This site is maintained by our Russia Programme office in Moscow.

This site presents you all our projects, including a clickable map. It also presents all our publications; often free to download.

Feel free to contact us for further information.

Photo: I. Onufrenia
Oka River (Photo: I. Onufrenia)

Latest Global News

Global News
NEWS: Encouraging first step, but still a long way to go for APP to stop peat destruction
Jakarta. Wetlands International welcomes today’s announcement by Asia Pulp and Paper that it will retire 7000 ha of active Acacia plantations to protect carbon-rich peatlands. While this is an encouraging first step, significant additional efforts will be needed to prevent irreversible floodin...
8/13/2015 9:10:00 AM
Global News
NEWS: Arctic wetlands face increasing risks
Wetlands International expresses its extreme concern today over the continued and increasing exploration for and production of oil and gas in the Arctic.  Activities like these could jeopardise Arctic marine and coastal wetlands, which are critical for nature and people as well as the global cl...
7/27/2015 3:33:00 PM
Global News
NEWS: Deeply saddened by the passing of Jean-Paul Taris, legendary wetland champion
Wetlands International is very saddened to learn of the passing of Jean-Paul Taris who was a legendary wetland champion. Our thoughts are especially with his wife Christine, their two boys and of course with Dr Luc Hoffmann, his great friend. 
7/16/2015 4:18:00 PM


Photo: A. Lipkovich

Latest Tweets

TweetId: 633217566438236160 Wetlands Int. WetlandsInt WetlandsInt 38 days to go! Join @BlueHeartHT's #Balkan Rivers Days for free #rivers in #Europe! Register by 31 Aug http://t.co/Vicq8r6ISC 17-08-15 10:03
TweetId: 632117313282703360 Wetlands Int. retweeted Envrnmntl PaprNetwrk WhatsNYourPapr WhatsNYourPapr NGO responses to @AsiaPulpPaper removing some plantations from peat + high-tech mapping. http://t.co/eFG819vap8 @GreenpeaceID @WetlandsInt 14-08-15 09:11
TweetId: 631776651886637056 Wetlands Int. WetlandsInt WetlandsInt A small step for @AsiaPulpPaper, a giant leap needed for #peatlands http://t.co/Rwi4aKgpAK @jakartatoday #peat #climate #flooding 13-08-15 10:37
TweetId: 631774672602951680 Wetlands Int. WetlandsInt WetlandsInt @RTCCclimatenews We welcome @AsiaPulpPaper commitment to retire 7000ha of production on #peat but much more is needed http://t.co/Rwi4aKgpAK 13-08-15 10:29
TweetId: 631773934019563521 Wetlands Int. WetlandsInt WetlandsInt A small step for @AsiaPulpPaper, a giant leap needed for #peatlands http://t.co/Rwi4aKgpAK @reutersBarbaraL 13-08-15 10:26