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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 […]

News

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 […]

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Scientists uncover new information on the Douro river ecosystem

Porto. At a press conference on July 23rd, the Douro Vivo Network launched seven studies providing new information on the Douro river basin ecosystem. Scientists […]

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New Dam Removal strategy supports action for freshwater ecosystems

With their new 10 year strategy, the Dam Removal Europe partners stand ready to support European countries to take action for accelerating restoration of freshwater […]

Publication

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 […]

Why BIODIVERSITY must be prioritised within the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) in the new EU Budget

In July, Wetlands International Europe and its partners  published a statement stressing why biodiversity must be prioritised within the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument […]

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EU water law will NOT be changed, confirms European Commission

In a landmark day for Europe’s rivers, lakes and wetlands, the European Commission has announced that the EU’s strong water legislation — the EU Water […]