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Living Rivers Europe – Briefing paper on river connectivity targets (September 2022)

NGOs in the Living Rivers Europe Coalition [1] are calling for strong river connectivity targets in the EU nature restoration law. With 60% of Europe’s […]

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Wetlands International Europe launches swimways network aimed at boosting migratory fish conservation

Brussels – Wetlands International Europe has officially launched the Trans-European Swimways Network, which aims to draw attention to the importance of habitat connectivity for the […]

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8th Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds

The  8th Session of Meeting of the Parties (MOP8) to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) is taking place between 26-30 September 2022 […]

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Trans-European Swimways Programme

Freshwater fish in Europe are currently facing many threats and pressures, greatly affecting their ability to survive and reproduce. According to the European Red List […]

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Workshop report “Free-flowing rivers and restoration of river connectivity”

The restoration of river connectivity is a key measure to fulfil the objectives of EU legislation on water and nature conservation. It is even more […]

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Conservation status in decline for 40% of migratory waterbirds – AEWA review

The 8th Session of Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) is taking place between 26-30 September […]

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Higher ambition for Peatlands in the EU Nature Restoration Law Proposal

Following the release of the long-awaited proposal for a Regulation on Nature Restoration that explicitly targets the restoration of Europe’s ecosystem and, in particular, mentions […]

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E40 waterway would destroy biodiversity hotspots, key protected areas – report

A controversial megaproject that aims to connect the Baltic and Black seas via a 2000km-long navigable shipping channel through Poland, Belarus, and Ukraine – known as […]

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Director – Wetlands International Europe (vacancy)

Director – Wetlands International Europe (vacancy announcement) We are seeking a Director for Wetlands International – European Association. Purpose of the role The Director leads […]

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Is the 2030 EU Biodiversity Strategy running out of water?

The European Green Deal and the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 offer new opportunities to address the interlinked climate and biodiversity crises more effectively. However, this […]