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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 […]

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Blog: Wetlands are our ‘life insurance’ yet we continue to neglect them

Europe’s record breaking summer of high temperatures, heat waves and droughts exposed the vulnerability of our agricultural systems, forestry management, energy mix and economies to […]

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Draft report on EU’s transport roadmap published

This draft report published on the EU Transport Roadmap by the European Parliament suggests that unsustainable projects will not receive EU funding. This means that […]

Eurasian Curlew Publication

Guidelines on climate change adaptation measures for waterbirds

The Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) adopted new “Complementary guidelines on climate change adaptation measures for waterbirds” during their MOP (Meeting […]

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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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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 […]

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Our position on the draft EU Nature Restoration Law

In this paper, Wetlands International Europe sets out its position on the proposed Nature Restoration Law, in response to the Commission’s public consultation, in particular […]

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 […]