World Water Day: The water impacts of lithium extraction

Today marks World Water Day, an annual event celebrating the most precious resource for people and nature. The same day, governments, including the EU, are […]


World Water Day river walk

To celebrate World Water Day, our Spanish member CIREF (Centro ibérico de restauración fluvial) is organising a walk along the Manzanares river in Madrid. The […]


UK Dam Removal Conference

Dam Removal Europe, The Rivers Trust and national partners are hosting a UK Dam Removal Conference on 18-19 May 2023. The two-day event will focus […]


Our input on a new agenda for EU relations with Latin America, Caribbean

On 9 February, Wetlands International Europe and the Wetlands International Latin America Regional Office submitted feedback on the European Commission’s Joint communication on a new […]


100+ NGOs call on EU negotiators not to exempt hydropower plants from environmental assessments

Ahead of the upcoming EU negotiations on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive, Wetlands International Europe has joined more than 100 NGOs in sending […]


Nominations open for European Dam Removal Award 2022

The second edition of the annual Dam Removal Europe Award is now open for nominations until 6 March. The winner will receive a prize of […]


4th Dam Removal Cafe

This one-hour international “infotraining” webinar, organised by World Fish Migration Foundation, the Resources Legacy Fund, Rewilding Europe and WWF, will focus on the why and […]


Iberian Conference on River Restoration

The IV Iberian Conference on River Restoration, RestauraRios 2023, aims to look forward to 2030 and encourage dialogue between river recovery enthusiasts, scientists and government […]


Managing vegetation along natural watercourses to support healthier aquatic ecosystems

How can we improve vegetation management along natural watercourses to support healthier aquatic ecosystems? This video animation is produced by CIRF as part of the […]


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 […]