Criteria for decision-making towards the improvement of river connectivity and dam removal considering the impacts of invasive fish species in the Iberian Peninsula

Ecological river restoration can contribute significantly to delivering good water quality and the conservation of freshwater species including fish populations. One of the key measures […]


Register now: 1st European Rivers Summit

  Dear river lovers, Join us at the first European River Summit, which will be held in Sarajevo from September 27-29, 2018! REGISTER NOW! To […]


No time to lose: new report highlights the urgent need to restore Europe’s rivers

Today, the European Environment Agency (EEA) published its 2018 European Waters report based on the second River Basin Management Plans (RBMPs) as adopted by the […]


WATER TALK3: Reducing urban water risks in a changing climate

Wetlands International and the Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the EU will hold a water talk in Brussels to discuss water […]


WATER TALK: Women, water and wetlands!

The connections between women and wetlands matter for peace and security. This lab debate at the European Development Days in Brussels will look at how […]


Douro Vivo Network launched to protect Douro river and tributaries

On the International Day for Biodiversity, the Douro Vivo Network was launched at the Casa das Artes in Porto, Portugal. This new partnership of NGOs […]


UNFCCC side event – Water stress and human mobility: freshwater solutions for resilience and peacebuilding

Using freshwater unsustainably is a root cause of poverty which can spiral from a local to global issue. Water crises–from too little water in drought, […]


Why NATURE matters in the next EU Budget: increasing investments in EU external action

On 30th April, Wetlands International European Association, WWF, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), and Conservation International Europe, issued […]


Save the date: 1st European Rivers Summit

From 27th to 29th of September 2018, the first European Rivers Days will take place in Sarajevo. The event will bring together river lovers and […]


Joint statement: Enable fish to migrate!

Animals across the globe fly, swim, walk or drift in their effort to find places to breed, feed or just a more hospitable climate. Often unseen, […]