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#DamBusters film released worldwide

#DamBusters, a documentary exploring why river heroes from across Europe are working to remove dams, has now been released worldwide. The 73-minute feature length documentary […]

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Free-Flowing Rivers website launched

The Italian Centre for River Restoration and Wetlands International Europe have launched a new website on river connectivity www.freeflowingrivers.eu to draw attention to the importance of […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Proposed EU Nature Restoration Law a historic step for wetlands restoration

The European Commission has taken the timely and important step of publishing its long-awaited proposal for a European regulation on nature restoration (“EU Nature Restoration […]