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New EU Inland Waterway Development Action Plan must adhere to legal water protection requirements

The European Green Deal announced measures to increase the capacity of inland waterways to ‘shift a substantial part of inland freight from road onto rail […]

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European Parliament signals to Commission and Member States: better compliance with EU water law needed

Today, the European Parliament’s Plenary has voted in favour of a Motion for Resolution on the Implementation of the EU water legislation. MEPs call on […]

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Wetlands4Climate

During the next four years, our Spanish member Fundación Global Nature (FGN) will implement the LIFE Wetlands4Climate project, whose objective is to demonstrate that the […]

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We are now members of CONCORD!

Wetlands International – European Association are proud to share that we have become members of CONCORD – a European confederation of NGO’s working within relief […]

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Updated trends for wintering waterbirds in the EU

The European Association of Wetlands International has updated the dashboard presenting an overview of the trends of the wintering waterbird species in the European Union. […]

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New waterbird trends for 358 populations

Results of the latest International Waterbird Census (IWC) trend analyses for 358 waterbird populations in the African-Eurasian flyway are now available on the IWC Online […]

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Lead is poison. A total ban is needed

This week, the European Parliament, in its plenary setting, will vote the proposal of the Commission to ban the use of lead gunshot in wetlands, […]

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#WithdrawTheCAP

On 23 October 2020, after an intense week of voting sessions where the green architecture of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)  was dismantled vote after […]

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Launch: the “European Native Oyster Habitat Restoration Handbook”

Native oyster reefs are one of the most threatened marine habitats in Europe, with an estimated decline of 95% since the 19th century. Historic overfishing, habitat […]

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Rivers as Lifelines conference: key messages and points for action for the EU and Member States

On 15th of October, Wetlands International Europe and The Nature Conservancy Europe hosted the conference and webinar ‘Rivers as Lifelines’, an EU Green Week and […]