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Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval retires

Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval retires on 9 November from the French Biodiversity Agency (OFB) after a long carrier in waterbird research and management. In the late-1980s, Jean-Yves […]

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Swimways workshop focuses on problems, opportunities for freshwater migratory fish conservation

On 25-26 October, Wetlands International Europe hosted an online workshop on improving the conservation status of migratory freshwater fish in Europe. This acted as the first […]

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EPLO roundtable on water, peace and conflict

On 27 October, Wetlands International Europe attended a roundtable on Water, Peace and Conflict: Exchanging Opportunities and Best Practices, organised by the European Peace Liaison Office […]

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‘For Peat’s Sake’ – NGOs, policymakers debate EU Nature Restoration Law in Brussels

On 26th October 2022, Horizon 2020 project WaterLANDS and Interreg North-West Europe project Care-Peat hosted a joint event in Brussels to discuss peatland policy recommendations […]

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European Rivers Summit – Wrap up, takeaways and resources

The 3rd European Rivers Summit took place in Brussels, Belgium, from 29 September to 01 October. The four-day event, organised by Wetlands International Europe and […]

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Restoring Mediterranean wetlands: From informed policy to implementation

Wetlands and nature-based solutions need feature higher on the political agendas of the EU and its member states, due to the concerning developments in these […]

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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 […]