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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 […]

News

New report finds most European rivers will still be unhealthy by 2027 deadline

90% of river basins studied in various EU countries will still be unhealthy by 2027, new research reveals. This means those countries will miss the […]

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The Final Sprint for Europe’s Rivers: Online Event

Europe’s rivers are under threat, with 60% of Europe’s rivers in poor ecological health, unsustainable water use in agriculture, and alarming biodiversity decline. Is Europe […]

Blog

Can natural sponges help defend Europe against floods?

Nature-based solutions restoring wetlands have the potential to significantly reduce local flood peaks On 14 and 15 July, rivers and streams in the Eifel and […]

News

Briefing paper on setting EU free-flowing river restoration target

Living Rivers Europe (LRE) [1] analysed the key results of a pan European survey of national governments on river continuity restoration released on by the […]

Publication

River restoration in the Iberian Peninsula – Analysis of 2nd River Basin Management Plans in Spain and Portugal

To obtain a complete picture of river restoration actions proposed and implemented as part of the river basin management planning, Wetlands International Europe and the […]

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Wetlands are natural solutions for green recovery and building back better

The month of June was filled with pivotal events and discussions surrounding the days of World Environment Day, the EU Green Week, and World Ocean […]

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New Report: 100+ barriers removed from European rivers in 2020

A report release by Dam Removal Europe, of which Wetlands International – European Association is a partner, found that at least 101 barriers were removed […]