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New Report: Record-breaking year for dam removals in Europe in 2021

A report released by Dam Removal Europe, of which Wetlands International – European Association is a partner, found that at least 239 barriers were removed in […]

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30 NGOs urge European Parliament to protect Doñana National Park wetlands

30 European environmental NGOs call on the European Parliament to take action against the threats to Doñana National Park’s wetlands in Spain. Illegal water extraction […]

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The European Commission must put the Nature Restoration Law back on track

Today the European Commission postponed the announcement of the EU Nature Restoration Law proposal without setting a new date for publication. We call on the […]

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First-ever European Dam Removal Award

We’re celebrating the most innovative and inspiring barrier removals of 2021 on European rivers with a new award that includes a cash prize of 10,000 […]

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Call for Freshwater Short Films

Have you made or are you making a short film that takes place in a stream, river, wetland or lake and promotes the importance of […]

Event

International Seminar on scaling up dam removal as river restoration in Europe

Join us to accelerate dam removals in Europe by attending Connected Rivers – an international seminar on scaling up dam removal as a river restoration […]

News

Removing “Road Dams” in Europe? – Webinar

The World Fish Migration Foundation, The United States Forest Service, and The Nature Conservancy hosted a 3 hour, international webinar highlighting the need and opportunities […]

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Press release on achieving the protected status for Polesia, Europe’s largest wetland wilderness

Conservationists from Belarus and Ukraine participating in the Polesia – Wilderness Without Borders – an Endangered Landscapes Programme supported project– are calling for Europe’s largest […]

Event

Free, international webinar: Removing “Road Dams” in Europe? 19 January

Wetlands International – European Association, The US Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy and The World Fish Migration Foundation invite you to the webinar: Removing “Road […]

Publication

Evaluating river restoration measures in draft River Basin Management Plans in Spain

To determine the extent to which ecological restoration measures were included draft River Basin Management Plans (RBMPs), CIREF reviewed the plans from the Duero and […]