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Vistula, Bug and Pripyat: European rivers matter!

At the occasion of International Day of Action for Rivers, Wetlands International Europe raises concern about plans for the construction of an inland navigation route […]

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Big steps forward for waterbird & wetland monitoring in the Arabian Peninsula

The coastal wetlands of the Arabian Peninsula are important habitats for migratory waterbirds from Central Asia, Eastern African and Europe. Building on the regional strategy […]

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#ProtectWater NGOs send open letter to EU decision-makers

Ahead of the Environment Council meeting on 5th of March, over 100 civil society organisations have sent an open letter to the three EU decision-making […]

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Wetlands International Europe joins Dam Removal Europe partnership

As of 2020, Wetlands International Europe has joined the Dam Removal Europe partnership. Together with World Fish Migration Foundation, European Rivers Network, The Rivers Trust, […]

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Feedback from Wetlands International Europe on the EU 2030 biodiversity strategy roadmap

The Communication on the “European Green Deal” released by the European Commission in December 2019 is a positive step towards integrated efforts to protect natural […]

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Native Oyster experts agree on monitoring methods for oyster habitat restoration

With an estimated decline of 95% since the 19th century, native oyster reefs are now one of the most threatened marine habitats in Europe. In some regions, native […]

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New trends for wintering waterbirds in the EU

Starting this year, the European Association of Wetlands International has started producing a dashboard presenting a quick overview of the trends of the wintering waterbird […]

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Christmas comes early for rivers and nature: European Commission concludes EU water law is “fit for purpose”

The European Commission’s final evaluation of EU water legislation has concluded the EU Water Framework Directive to be “fit for purpose”, acknowledging that the objectives […]

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COP25: Conserving, restoring and safeguarding wetlands to achieve climate goals

From 2 to 13 December 2019 Madrid is hosting the UN Climate Change Conference, COP25. In the opening ceremony leaders made clear that serious progress […]

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World Fish Migration Foundation and Wildlife Forever joining forces to promote aquatic conservation

World Fish Migration Foundation is partnering with Wildlife Forever to promote aquatic conservation through art by collaborating on their State-Fish Art contest! As a part […]