Peatlands highlighted in the EU Green Week

This year’s EU Green Week (30 May – 5 June) focuses on the implementation of the European Green Deal. Wetlands International Europe has been participating […]


IWC coordinators meeting

A meeting of International Waterbird Census coordinators of the Western Palearctic was held in Lucerne, Switzerland on 9th April 2022. Presentations from the meeting and […]


Europe is celebrating 30 years of the Natura 2000 network

On 21 May, Europe celebrates the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the EU Habitats Directive and the establishment of the Natura 2000 Network. The […]


Connecting Fish, Rivers and People

On 21 May we celebrate the World Fish Migratory Day.  This is a global celebration of migratory fish and free-flowing rivers coordinated by the World […]


Future BirdScenarios

Future BirdScenarios: The impact of climate change on our bird conservation policies webinar The Biodiversa+ funded Future BirdScenarios project has focused on integrating citizen science […]


New Report: Record-breaking year for dam removals in Europe in 2021

A report released by Dam Removal Europe, of which Wetlands International – European Association is a partner, found that at least 239 barriers were removed in […]


European waterfowl researchers condemn decision of Andalusian regional parliament regarding Doñana National Park

Doñana National Park supports thousands of breeding birds, millions of migratory ones and more wintering waterfowl than any other site in Europe. All these birds […]


30 NGOs urge European Parliament to protect Doñana National Park wetlands

30 European environmental NGOs call on the European Parliament to take action against the threats to Doñana National Park’s wetlands in Spain. Illegal water extraction […]


Expressing support for our Belarusian member upon being shut down by the government

On 18 March the Supreme Court of Belarus forced our member BirdLife Belarus/APB to cease operations and liquidated the organisation. We are deeply saddened by […]


The European Commission must put the Nature Restoration Law back on track

Today the European Commission postponed the announcement of the EU Nature Restoration Law proposal without setting a new date for publication. We call on the […]