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WI-EA Strategy 2020-2030

Site monitoring framework draft

Target 3.2 of the AEWA Strategic Plan 2019-2027 sets out that “The status of, the threats to, and the effectiveness of conservation measures implemented at […]

AEWA waterbird monitoring priorities

In June 2021, the AEWA Standing Committee has approved the draft report on Monitoring priorities for waterbird species and populations of AEWA written by Wetlands […]

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Micro Catchments, Macro Effects

This EU JRC-funded study examined the potential for natural retention in an upper catchment of the Rhine River as a nature-based solution for flood risks, […]

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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 […]