The Waterbird Population Estimates (WPE) online database provides current and historic estimates, trends and 1% thresholds for over 800 waterbird species and 2300 biogeographic populations worldwide. This project has been developed by Wetlands International with the support of Environment Canada and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Visit the Waterbird Population Estimates Database
Wetlands are the dominant ecosystem in the onshore Arctic and provide valuable services to biodiversity and communities, both local and well beyond. Wetlands in the Arctic region are fragile and recovery from disturbance is slow. The impact of a new road in the permafrost marshes may impact a much wider area for decades to come. What's more: Arctic wetlands are not well defined or understood. Wetlands International works with partners such as Shell to better understand the functions and sensitivities of Arctic wetlands, in order to improve decision-making to minimise the impacts of the oil and gas sector on onshore and coastal wetlands.
The Critical Site Network (CSN) Tool is an award winning online resource that provides information on 294 waterbird species and the important wetlands upon which they depend in Africa and Western Eurasia. This tool provides users with direct access to both International Waterbird Census and Important Bird Area counts, as well as a range of analytical and explorative tools.
Water snowflake, a common wetland plant in Australia
Finding a wetlands project
On this page you will find a list of all our projects. Due to the vast amount, scrolling is not advisable. Please use our convenient search options.
Oceania Head Office. PO Box 4573, Kingston ACT 2604 /: Giles Street, Kingston ACT, Canberra, Australia
Wetlands International Headquarters. P.O. Box 471, 6701 AL Wageningen. The Netherlands.
Ramsar Site Information Service
Critical Wetland Sites for Waterbirds Tool (CSN)