Resources

News

Dams have had their day: EU governments must ramp up ambition on their removal

World Fish Migration Day – which takes place on 21 April – is a day to celebrate the incredible journey migratory fish undertake to mate. […]

News

77,000+ citizens call on Slovenian government to stop damming of the Mura River

On World Water Day, Living Rivers Europe – a coalition of five environmental and angling organisations – is calling for Slovenia to abandon plans to […]

News

Assessing the resilience of Mediterranean wetlands – are we within the safety limits?

Several pressures related to land-use change, such as fragmentation, drainage or pollution, are currently menacing Europe’s wetlands[1]. This has resulted in 51% of wetland-related habitats […]

News

For wildlife conservation, countries need good governance

Data from the International Waterbirds Census has enabled a global study of the factors that enable conservation to succeed: Protecting an area for wildlife can work – but it works better in countries with robust political governance.

News

How to submit your Luc Hoffmann Medal nomination in 4 simple steps

So, you know a Wetland Champion who has shown outstanding leadership in wetland science, conservation or awareness raising? And you’d like to nominate them for […]

News

The value of counting birds for people and nature

The International Waterbird Census enters its 52nd year as one of the largest citizen science programmes in the world. Every blue dot on this map shows where volunteers have taken part in the Census in the years since 1967.

News

Luc Hoffmann Medal now open for nominations

Wetlands International aims to promote the conservation and restoration of wetlands worldwide. As part of this, we award the Wetlands International Luc Hoffmann Medal for […]

News

Advancing global efforts to protect peat from degradation, loss and fire

Wetlands International is attending the 46th session of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) from 8 to 18 May 2017 at the World Conference […]

News

Forum calls for all of society action to reduce disaster risks in Europe

At the Open Forum of the European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) in Istanbul, Turkey on Monday 27th March 2017, policy makers, scientists and […]

News

The Sava River basin: potential for reconciling nature and development

The Sava River is one of Europe’s ecologically and culturally most interesting lifelines and increasingly threatened by infrastructural development. At an event at the European […]