We are now members of CONCORD!

Wetlands International – European Association are proud to share that we have become members of CONCORD – a European confederation of NGO’s working within relief […]


Updated trends for wintering waterbirds in the EU

The European Association of Wetlands International has updated the dashboard presenting an overview of the trends of the wintering waterbird species in the European Union. […]


New waterbird trends for 358 populations

Results of the latest International Waterbird Census (IWC) trend analyses for 358 waterbird populations in the African-Eurasian flyway are now available on the IWC Online […]


Lead is poison. A total ban is needed

This week, the European Parliament, in its plenary setting, will vote the proposal of the Commission to ban the use of lead gunshot in wetlands, […]

Case study

Case study: River Restoration – River Glaven

The EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) advocates for the protection and restoration of rivers, lakes, groundwater bodies and riverine wetlands. There is a demonstrable impact […]

Case study

An in-depth analysis of Natural Water Retention measures in the Rhine basin

The International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine states that the Rhine has lost 85% of its floodplains. Through time, people have drained sloping hills […]


Restoring EU’s Nature

The EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, published in May 2020, is a key element of the European Green Deal. It aims at protecting nature, reversing […]



On 23 October 2020, after an intense week of voting sessions where the green architecture of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)  was dismantled vote after […]


Launch: the “European Native Oyster Habitat Restoration Handbook”

Native oyster reefs are one of the most threatened marine habitats in Europe, with an estimated decline of 95% since the 19th century. Historic overfishing, habitat […]



Dam Removal Europe CONCORD AEWA Eurosite MedWet Water Europe Living Rivers Europe European Habitat Forum European Center for River Restoration Climate Action Network Europe Mediterranean […]