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Celebrating Peatlands – an evening of Art & Music

Ahead of World Peatlands Day taking place on the 2nd of June each year, Wetlands International Europe aims to celebrate this day, a few days […]

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The first-ever inventory of Swimways of European Importance is out

The Trans-European Swimways Programme has published the first-ever inventory of the Swimways of European Importance (SEI). Swimways, akin to flyways for migratory birds, are the […]

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EU Green Week event: Green sponges for water and climate resilience

Join us at the Press Club in Brussels or online on May 29th at 9:00 for an engaging discussion hosted by the Living Rivers Europe […]

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Policy Officer – Peatlands Programme

Full-time: 36 hours per week Location: The selected applicant will have to be based in the Netherlands or Belgium Start date: As soon as possible About […]

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GEOTA of Portugal wins 2023 Dam Removal Europe Award

Thanks to the removal of the Vaqueiros Weir in the Alviela River of Portugal, GEOTA, a Portuguese NGO, along with their partners, was crowned winner […]

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Communications Intern

Location: The intern will be based in Belgium or in the Netherlands Duration: Minimum 6 months, Maximum 1 year Start date: As soon as possible […]

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Record year for dam removals in Europe

Almost 500 barriers were removed from European rivers in 15 countries in 2023 according to the annual report from Dam Removal Europe. This represents an […]

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New Natural Sponges website launched

Today Wetlands International Europe unveiled a new website https://naturalsponges.org/ to showcase the power of natural sponges as a nature-based solution to retain and store water […]

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Restoring the natural sponge functioning of the River Bêche, Belgium

Restoration is underway to improve the sponge function of a 2 km2 landscape, transforming this upstream catchment into a biodiverse carbon sink that will help […]

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CSO Letter to the World Bank Group President: Extreme caution and due diligence for transition mineral mining

A coalition of 41 civil society organisations, including Wetlands International Europe, is calling on the World Bank Group (WBG) to take extreme caution as it […]