Open letter calls on the European Commission to launch a nature-based EU Water Resilience Initiative

Wetlands International Europe joined with a diverse network of European organisations calling for urgent action on water resilience. The organisations are united by our concern […]


Decisive vote in favour of the Nature Restoration Law and wetlands 

Great news! In a tense voting session on 27 February 2024, the European Parliament supported the European Union’s Nature Restoration Law. This sends a clear […]


EU Commission Urged to Act: Call for Draft Amendment on Lead Restriction in Outdoor Activities

Leading Conservation Organizations and Experts Call on EU Commission to Address Lead Pollution in Outdoor Activities In a joint effort to combat the ongoing environmental […]


Last round for the Nature Restoration Law

Wetlands need a Nature Restoration Law now, more than ever On 27 February, the European Parliament will vote on the Nature Restoration Law, and this […]


Halting the proposed Water Resilience Initiative risks deeper harm to flood and drought hit Europe

The members of the Living Rivers Europe Coalition reacted strongly against the news that the promised initiative for water resilience of the European Commission is […]


Celebrating World Wetlands Day by kicking off planning for the reconnection of the Latorica river floodplains

World Wetlands Day is celebrated each year on 2 February to raise awareness about wetlands. This year’s theme – Wetlands and Human Wellbeing – is […]


World Wetlands Day 2024

World Wetlands Day 2024 is celebrated on 2 February and focuses on reviving and restoring wetlands. To mark the occasion, several of our members are […]


Experts Present Options for Nature-Based Flood Protection in the Euskirchen District of Germany

How can flood damage be minimised in the future [in the Eifel]? Experts Present Options for Nature-Based Flood Protection in the Euskirchen District This is an […]


Can dam removal be a solution to reverse biodiversity loss ?

As a partner in the Dam Removal Europe coalition, we are sharing below the World Fish Migration Foundation‘s reaction to the latest CMS’ report and […]


Launch of the latest TEN-S Report: Swimways of European Importance (SEI) Selection Criteria Development

As part of the Swimways programme, the TEN-S presents the “Swimways of European Importance (SEI) – Selection Criteria Development” report, a crucial step in identifying […]