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Roundtable on the EU’s new outlook on climate and security nexus

On 26 September, Wetlands International Europe hosted a roundtable on the EU’s new outlook on climate and security nexus co-organsied by Water, Peace and Security […]

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Action needed to bring Power to the Peatlands

Last week, the Power to the Peatlands conference in Antwerp, called for urgent joint action for nature, climate, and the future. Participants stressed the need […]

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Meeting with the Sociedad Civil en Red

On 21 September 2023, Wetlands International Europe had the great pleasure to meet with a delegation of the Sociedad Civil en Red, a coalition of […]

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Peatland protection pays off – Massive conservation and restoration is needed

The draining of peatlands releases more than two billion tonnes of CO2-equivalent annually, about 4% of all annual emissions caused by human activity. This is […]

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Trans-European Swimways Network webinar discusses criteria for Swimways of European Importance

On August 28, Wetlands International Europe hosted a webinar to discuss the first results of the biological criteria designed to identify Swimways of European Importance […]

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Leica commits to supporting waterbird monitoring

A significant new collaboration between the African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) and Leica Camera AG will provide multi-year support to important waterbird monitoring activities such as […]

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NGOs urge Latin American, Caribbean and EU leaders to engage with civil society in developing partnership

Wetlands International Europe and the EU-Latin America and the Caribbean Civil Society Working Group, trade unions, local governments and their associations, are requesting a clear […]

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Civil society proposals to strengthen EU-Latin America and Caribbean relations

Wetlands International Europe and the EU-Latin America and the Caribbean Working Group have published a series of recommendations aimed at ensuring the EU’s New Agenda […]

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Nature restoration law still on track but European Parliament puts targets for wetlands restoration in doubt

The European Parliament has voted in favour of the Nature Restoration Law and the EU Green Deal, despite an unprecedented disinformation campaign aiming to destroy […]

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EU proposal on soil health falls far short of needed action to reverse degradation

Today the European Commission introduced its proposal for a Soil Monitoring Directive. While the proposal provides important recognition of the need for rapid action to […]