The EU’s lack of courage to phase out biofuels from food crops

Brussels, 30 Nov 2016. The European Commission has just released the Clean Energy Package,  which includes a proposal for the revised Renewable Energy Directive. We […]


Wetlands and Peat – Understanding the Potential

10.30 -12.00 Wetlands are one of the fastest declining ecosystem types worldwide, while at the same time they are hot spot areas for biodiversity and […]


Incorporating Blue Carbon into Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement

Coastal blue carbon ecosystems – mangroves, tidal marshes and seagrass meadows – present considerable potential for carbon storage and resilience. 13.15 – 14.45 Join experts […]


COP22 should recognise the key role wetland ecosystems play as Earth’s greatest natural carbon stores

Wetlands International calls all involved Parties at UNFCCC COP22 to strengthen their contribution in the fight against climate change, by recognising the key role wetland […]


Towards a sustainable vision for river ecosystems and riverine landscapes in Poland

Having reviewed the plans of the Polish government to regulate and modify major rivers of Poland for navigation purposes, Wetlands International-European Association wishes to express […]


Wetlands International on the ENV Council conclusions on Sustainable Water Management

Brussels: Wetlands International – European Association positively acknowledges the great interest of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU to discuss sustainable water […]



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11 NGOs ask for a new EU Sustainable Bioenergy Policy for 2020-2030

Brussels, 05 September 2016 Wetlands International – European Association joined other 10 NGOs in a call to the European Commission for a more sustainable Bioenergy […]


Numbers and distribution of waterbirds in the Wadden Sea

This report presents total numbers and distribution of waterbirds in the Wadden Sea area based upon 36 simultaneous counts during 1980-1991. Some 10-12 million waterbirds […]


Mediterranean Wetland Inventory Database User’s Manual

MedWet – Mediterranean Wetland Inventory – MedWet Database User’s Manual