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Climate and Atmosphere
Biological diversity
Marine and Freshwater
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Definition(s)

The implementation of policies, often involving rehabilitation, restoration or creation of wetlands, so that adverse human impacts on one wetland, or one area of a wetland, will not reduce the overall stock of wetlands and wetland functions within the area. (Source: Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative - wetland terminology)

In other languages

French
compensation de la destruction de zones humides
Russian
ослабление последствий хозяйственной деятельности для водно-болотных угодий
Spanish
mitigación de humedales
Chinese, Simplified
湿地缓解
Arabic
التخفيف من الأضرار على الأراضي الرطبة

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