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Rivers as Lifelines conference: key messages and points for action for the EU and Member States

On 15th of October, Wetlands International Europe and The Nature Conservancy Europe hosted the conference and webinar ‘Rivers as Lifelines’, an EU Green Week and […]

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International Waterbird Census 2021

January 2021 will be the 55th count season of the annual International Waterbird Census. The IWC is a vital data source for understanding waterbird population […]

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A new CAP for a new role for peatlands

On 21 October, the European Parliament was supposed to vote on long awaited CAP reform. A last minute decision, moved the vote on compromised amendments […]

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CSOs Open Letter calling for full alignment of the reformed Common Agricultural Policy with the European Green Deal

Wetlands International Europe has joined 29 EU civil society organisations and 250 organisations working in coalition in seven Member States have written to the leaders […]

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80,000 Scientists Urgently Calls for Cuts to Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The world’s leading aquatic scientific societies have come together to state the need for urgent cuts to global greenhouse gas emissions to avoid dire consequences. […]

Event

WEBINAR: Rivers as Lifelines for People and Nature

We are witnessing an unprecedented rate of biodiversity loss globally – and it is particularly alarming for freshwater ecosystems. In Europe, our rivers and lakes […]

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Potential effects of the coal mine exploitation in the Sawin deposit

The planned exploitation of the Sawin deposit in Poland will potentially have a severe negative impact on all wetland ecosystems in the area, states expert […]

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Need for EU Global Leadership on Biodiversity Finance

The new Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument – NDICI is still under negotiations. The next EU Budget and NDICI will be an important element […]

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E40 waterway construction: hazardous dredging started in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Ukraine takes first steps for the construction of the E40 inland waterway, breaching national law and potentially releasing nuclear waste that could expose millions of […]

Publication

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 […]