Wetland restoration impact on streamflow in the Rhine River Basin

Natural Water Retention through restoration of the ‘sponge’ function of currently drained soils in the middle-mountains of the Rhine basin is a locally applied nature-based […]


Vistula, Bug and Pripyat: European rivers matter!

At the occasion of International Day of Action for Rivers, Wetlands International Europe raises concern about plans for the construction of an inland navigation route […]


Big steps forward for waterbird & wetland monitoring in the Arabian Peninsula

The coastal wetlands of the Arabian Peninsula are important habitats for migratory waterbirds from Central Asia, Eastern African and Europe. Building on the regional strategy […]


Dam Removal Europe goes Alps

On 14-16 May 2020, the Dam Removal Europe partners invite everybody interested in free-flowing rivers to a seminar in southern Germany. International experts will share […]


#ProtectWater NGOs send open letter to EU decision-makers

Ahead of the Environment Council meeting on 5th of March, over 100 civil society organisations have sent an open letter to the three EU decision-making […]


Wetlands International Europe joins Dam Removal Europe partnership

As of 2020, Wetlands International Europe has joined the Dam Removal Europe partnership. Together with World Fish Migration Foundation, European Rivers Network, The Rivers Trust, […]

Case study

The natural way to protect the Ebro Delta from drowning

The delta of the Ebro River has been hit hard by last week’s storm Gloria. One of the most important coastal delta’s of the Mediterranean […]


Feedback from Wetlands International Europe on the EU 2030 biodiversity strategy roadmap

The Communication on the “European Green Deal” released by the European Commission in December 2019 is a positive step towards integrated efforts to protect natural […]


Native Oyster experts agree on monitoring methods for oyster habitat restoration

With an estimated decline of 95% since the 19th century, native oyster reefs are now one of the most threatened marine habitats in Europe. In some regions, native […]


New trends for wintering waterbirds in the EU

Starting this year, the European Association of Wetlands International has started producing a dashboard presenting a quick overview of the trends of the wintering waterbird […]