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New Report: 100+ barriers removed from European rivers in 2020

A report release by Dam Removal Europe, of which Wetlands International – European Association is a partner, found that at least 101 barriers were removed […]

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New report reveals most of Europe’s river basins will still be unhealthy in 2027

11 out of 13 river basins studied in various EU countries will still be unhealthy in 2027, new research reveals. This means those countries will […]

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CALL TO ACTION: Letter to Exec. Vice President Timmermans on changes in the CAP trialogue

On 12 May 2021, a broad network of conservationists, scientists and farmers caring for wetlands and peatlands across the EU sent a letter to the […]

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Calling for the full implementation of the nature protection commitments in the Biodiversity Strategy

Wetlands International Europe together with members of the European Habitats Forum have sent an open letter to the European Commission, the Presidency of the Council […]

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Release: Legal Toolkit to protect rivers from hydropower development

We are happy to announce the release of our “Toolkit on how to use EU and international environmental law to protect rivers from hydropower development”. […]

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EU development programming for biodiversity and climate must heed people’s voices

The EU is the world’s largest aid donor and a major political actor with a strong influence over global policies. The EU recognises civil society […]

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Submission to the EC public consultation on biodiversity

The European Commission is working to put forward legally binding targets for ecosystem restoration by the end of 2021, which will restore damaged ecosystems by […]

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Eels – “The Great Travellers of the Mediterranean Lagoons”

The European eel is an emblematic species of Mediterranean lagoons, but it is also found in a wide variety of habitats. This species, with its […]

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#RESTORENATURE – Sign Now!

Nature as we know it is heading towards extinction. And it’s because of human activity. Logging, intensive agriculture and overfishing have pushed one million animal […]

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Mires of Poleski National Park at risk due to mining plans

Mires of the Poleski National Park are at risk due to mining plans in the Lubelskie Coal Basin. The Australian company Balamara is making progress […]