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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 […]

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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 […]

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Christmas comes early for rivers and nature: European Commission concludes EU water law is “fit for purpose”

The European Commission’s final evaluation of EU water legislation has concluded the EU Water Framework Directive to be “fit for purpose”, acknowledging that the objectives […]

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COP25: Conserving, restoring and safeguarding wetlands to achieve climate goals

From 2 to 13 December 2019 Madrid is hosting the UN Climate Change Conference, COP25. In the opening ceremony leaders made clear that serious progress […]

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World Fish Migration Foundation and Wildlife Forever joining forces to promote aquatic conservation

World Fish Migration Foundation is partnering with Wildlife Forever to promote aquatic conservation through art by collaborating on their State-Fish Art contest! As a part […]

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International Waterbird Census 2020

January 2020 will be the 54th count season of the annual International Waterbird Census. The IWC is a vital data source for understanding waterbird population […]

Event

Update: European Rivers Summit 2021

Save the date! GEOTA, Wetlands International – European Association, EuroNatur, RiverWatch, WWF Adria and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation will host the second edition of the […]

Case study

Understanding why stakeholders support Natural Water Retention Measures

Natural water retention measures (NWRM) can help reduce flood and drought risks in Europe. In a previous study, Wetlands International analysed the potential of restoring […]

Blog

Member interview: Fundación Global Nature

The Fundación Global Nature is an innovation organisation dedicated to the protection of nature and promotion of sustainable development and based in Spain. Fundación Global […]

European peatland strategies workshop

On 28 and 29 October 2019, experts and stakeholders of the public sector and civil society from EU Member States and other European countries met […]