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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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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 […]

Publication

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 […]

Publication

Our position on the draft EU Nature Restoration Law

In this paper, Wetlands International Europe sets out its position on the proposed Nature Restoration Law, in response to the Commission’s public consultation, in particular […]

Eurasian Curlew Event

1st Joint Meeting of the Black-tailed Godwit and Eurasian Curlew International Working Groups of AEWA

The Black-tailed Godwit and Eurasian Curlew are two iconic birds of wet grasslands (floodplain meadows, raised bogs, marshlands. Now they are both globally Near Threatened […]

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Paludiculture lessons for European peatlands from north-east Germany

Paludiculture – the practice of farming on wet and rewetted peatlands – can provide a win-win for farmers, the climate and biodiversity. The Michael Succow […]

Photo by Fundación Global Nature News

Aquatic Warblers are on the move again

On 2 August the team of the Fundación Global Nature, one of the Spanish members of Wetlands International Europe, captured the first Aquatic Warbler on […]

News

One year after the floods in Germany, what have we learned about the causes?

In mid-July 2021, close to the German-Belgian border, normally tranquil streams transformed into violent torrents due to record rainfall. The destruction left more than 220 […]

Event

European Rivers Summit – registration now open

  Wetlands International Europe, EuroNatur, GEOTA, RiverWatch and WWF Adria invite you to the third European Rivers Summit (ERS) in Brussels, Belgium from 29 September to 1 October. The Summit aims […]