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Wetlands International Europe launches swimways network aimed at boosting migratory fish conservation

Brussels – Wetlands International Europe has officially launched the Trans-European Swimways Network, which aims to draw attention to the importance of habitat connectivity for the […]

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8th Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds

The  8th Session of Meeting of the Parties (MOP8) to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) is taking place between 26-30 September 2022 […]

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Conservation status in decline for 40% of migratory waterbirds – AEWA review

The 8th Session of Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) is taking place between 26-30 September […]

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E40 waterway would destroy biodiversity hotspots, key protected areas – report

A controversial megaproject that aims to connect the Baltic and Black seas via a 2000km-long navigable shipping channel through Poland, Belarus, and Ukraine – known as […]

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Is the 2030 EU Biodiversity Strategy running out of water?

The European Green Deal and the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 offer new opportunities to address the interlinked climate and biodiversity crises more effectively. However, this […]

Eurasian Curlew Event

1st Joint Meeting of the Black-tailed Godwit and Eurasian Curlew International Working Groups of AEWA

The Black-tailed Godwit and Eurasian Curlew are two iconic birds of wet grasslands (floodplain meadows, raised bogs, marshlands. Now they are both globally Near Threatened […]

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Aquatic Warblers are on the move again

On 2 August the team of the Fundación Global Nature, one of the Spanish members of Wetlands International Europe, captured the first Aquatic Warbler on […]

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Proposed EU Nature Restoration Law a historic step for wetlands restoration

The European Commission has taken the timely and important step of publishing its long-awaited proposal for a European regulation on nature restoration (“EU Nature Restoration […]

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IWC coordinators meeting

A meeting of International Waterbird Census coordinators of the Western Palearctic was held in Lucerne, Switzerland on 9th April 2022. Presentations from the meeting and […]

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Europe is celebrating 30 years of the Natura 2000 network

On 21 May, Europe celebrates the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the EU Habitats Directive and the establishment of the Natura 2000 Network. The […]