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River restoration in the Iberian Peninsula – Analysis of 2nd River Basin Management Plans in Spain and Portugal

To obtain a complete picture of river restoration actions proposed and implemented as part of the river basin management planning, Wetlands International Europe and the […]

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A pan-European survey to strengthen and improve policies and strategic planning regarding river continuity restoration

This pan-European survey investigates the status and potential of longitudinal river continuity restoration within Europe. Recent studies and inventories indicate that the degree of river […]

Trends of breeding waterbird populations in Europe based on the Pan-European Common Bird Monitoring Scheme data, 2020

Trends of breeding waterbird populations in Europe based on the Pan-European Common Bird Monitoring Scheme data, 2020

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Policy Briefing on Peatland Restoration Targets

With this briefing, Wetlands International Europe together with conservationists, scientists and farmers caring for wetlands and peatlands across the EU, aim at contributing to the […]

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A definition of paludiculture in the CAP

  Drainage-based agriculture on peatland causes enormous economic and environmental losses through CO2 emissions (~25 % of EU agricultural emissions from 3 % of EU […]

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Time for a new recipe for flood risk management in Europe

The EU Floods Directive requires Member States to assess if all water courses and coast lines are at risk from flooding, to map the flood […]

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New publication: Transborder cooperation of shared river basins under the Albufeira Convention

The Albufeira Convention between Spain and Portugal is geared towards cooperation on water quantity in addition to water quality aspects but less so on the […]

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Restoring EU’s Nature

The EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, published in May 2020, is a key element of the European Green Deal. It aims at protecting nature, reversing […]

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Locking Carbon in Wetlands: Enhancing Climate Action by Including Wetlands in NDCs

With the focus on enhancing climate ambition in the run up to Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) submissions, a new report by the Alliance for Global […]

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New study reveals the impact of hydropower on fish species in the Mediterranean Basin

Hydropower plants are one of the main causes for the decline of numerous fish species in the Mediterranean region. This is the result of a […]