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Living Lakes Network launches training academy for young people with a passion for wetland conservation

The Living Lakes Network, in cooperation with the Birkenfeld Environmental Campus of the Trier University of Applied Sciences (Germany), has launched an academy for lake managers. The Living Lakes...

Harmony in the Heart of Africa: A Tale of Sustainable Transformation and Conservation in the Lake Kivu Sub-Catchment

In the heart of Africa, where Lake Kivu’s waters cradle verdant hills, a remarkable tale of transformation and conservation unfolds. This is a story of a community’s resilience...

Europe reaches a key deal on the Nature Restoration Law

An agreement between the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council on the Nature Restoration Law reached late on Thursday 10 November is a giant step forward for a legislation that has had...

One big family: lake conservationists celebrate 25 years of Living Lakes

“We save the lakes of the world!” At a ceremony during the 19th World Lakes Conference, which took place from November 7-9 at Lake Balaton in Hungary, 60 lake conservationists from all...

European Living Lakes Association (ELLA), a network to protect the continent’s lakes and wetlands

Sharing knowledge and addressing common challenges for the protection of lakes and wetlands in the EU territory are the main objectives of the European Living Lakes Association (ELLA), a network...

In South Africa’s largest lake, women leaders are learning how to adapt to a changing climate

In the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, severe floods have become a clear sign of a changing climate, and rural communities are being hit the hardest. One of those communities is the KwaJobe...

‘Youth Brigade’ formed to protect Bolgoda Lake, a Sri Lankan natural treasure

Nestled near Colombo, Lake Bolgoda stands as Sri Lanka’s largest natural lake. Its lush surroundings encompass diverse habitats like marshes, mangrove forests, grasslands, scrublands, and peat...

From fishing to fish farming: developing sustainable livelihoods in Lake Malawi

Lake Malawi is a wild “aquarium”. With an incredible richness of unique fish species, it is considered the most species-rich lake on Earth. It is also critical for the food security of Malawi, one of...

Drought in Titicaca, Uru Uru and Poopó Lakes endangers ecosystems and the wellbeing of thousands of Peruvians and Bolivians

For more than 15 years, Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, has been affected by recurrent periods of drought and evaporation due to intense radiation, causing a significant...

Raising awareness and building capacity to protect Deepor Beel, a Ramsar Site in India

As part of the Living Lakes Biodiversity and Climate Project, the Nature Environment and Wildlife Society of India (NEWS) is implementing a range of activities to engage local communities, students...

Living Lakes announces the 2nd Sustainability Leadership Journey – October 2023, The Philippines

Living Lakes is thrilled to announce the second edition of the Sustainability Leadership Journey (SLJ), a transformative experience designed for young, passionate conservation leaders, students, and...

Sharing the love for Colombian lakes and their incredible bird diversity – Global Big Day 2023

Young people and local stakeholders were among the enthusiastic groups of people who took out their cameras and binoculars to enjoy the incredible diversity of birds in the Tota and Fuquene Lakes of...

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