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On World Wetlands Day, let’s celebrate our watery superheroes!

This year’s theme for World Wetlands Day is “restoration”. This comes at a critical moment in Europe for unlocking the superpowers of wetlands. Large scale […]

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World Wetlands Day 2023 highlights need for restoration

World Wetlands Day 2023 is celebrated on 2 February and focuses on reviving and restoring wetlands. To mark the occasion, several of our members are […]

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European Parliament’s EU Nature Restoration Law draft a good basis but needs stronger peatland measures

On Thursday 12 January 2023, the European Parliament’s rapporteur for the EU Nature Restoration Law, MEP César Luena, presented his draft report on the proposed […]

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CMok to host ‘Pact for Wetlands’ event to mark World Wetlands Day 2023

Wetlands International Europe member Centrum Ochrony Mokradeł (CMok) will host a conference to debate a new ‘Pact for Wetlands’ on 4-7 February. The event will […]

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London Symposium debates ecological connectivity across temperate coastal habitats

The Zoological Society of London, a Wetlands International Europe member, hosted in collaboration with the University of Portsmouth an event in late November highlighting the […]

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Wetlands and the war in Ukraine – hope amid catastrophe

Besides the tragic loss of human life and destruction of infrastructure, Ukraine’s environment has been another casualty of Russia’s invasion. Nature has suffered due to […]

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Policy makers, experts discuss role of EU biodiversity strategy in freshwater fish conservation

Policy makers from the European Commission, NGOs and researchers gathered together in late November to discuss the conservation of freshwater fishes in Europe in the […]

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International Waterbird Census coordinators meet to discuss counts, 2023 plans

Coordinators for the International Waterbird Census met in November to share updates from their 2022 counts and plans for the upcoming 2023 surveys. The coordinators […]

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Blog: Wetlands are our ‘life insurance’ yet we continue to neglect them

Europe’s record breaking summer of high temperatures, heat waves and droughts exposed the vulnerability of our agricultural systems, forestry management, energy mix and economies to […]

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Upscaling community resilience through ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction

From 6 to 18 November countries met in Egypt at the UN Climate Conference, COP27 to discuss climate adaptation and mitigation opportunities to achieve the […]