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Fit for 55 package: an opportunity to further integrate coastal wetlands in the EU climate strategy?

On 14 July 2021, the European Commission will unveil its “Fit for 55 package” proposal, which sets out to put forward legislative initiatives to get […]

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International environmental Alliance issues Red Alert, experts urge Greek Prime Minister Mitsotakis to prevent destruction of Erimitis wetlands

Mediterranean environmental organizations have joined forces as members of the Mediterranean Alliance for Wetlands to urge Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to intervene to prevent […]

Case study

Batumi Resilience Study

Wetlands International European Association has worked on the Batumi Resilience Study to analyse the city’s climate resilience challenges and develop conceptual designs for two locations […]

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Eels – “The Great Travellers of the Mediterranean Lagoons”

The European eel is an emblematic species of Mediterranean lagoons, but it is also found in a wide variety of habitats. This species, with its […]

Publication

Restoring EU’s Nature

The EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, published in May 2020, is a key element of the European Green Deal. It aims at protecting nature, reversing […]

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Launch: the “European Native Oyster Habitat Restoration Handbook”

Native oyster reefs are one of the most threatened marine habitats in Europe, with an estimated decline of 95% since the 19th century. Historic overfishing, habitat […]

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80,000 Scientists Urgently Calls for Cuts to Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The world’s leading aquatic scientific societies have come together to state the need for urgent cuts to global greenhouse gas emissions to avoid dire consequences. […]

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Need for EU Global Leadership on Biodiversity Finance

The new Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument – NDICI is still under negotiations. The next EU Budget and NDICI will be an important element […]

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Native Oyster experts prepare biosecurity recommendations for European oyster restoration projects

With an estimated decline of 95% since the 19th century, native oyster reefs are one of the most threatened marine habitats in Europe. The key driver behind this […]

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Welcoming the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030

“Bringing nature back in our lives” is a strong and encouraging title for the communication EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, COM(2020) 380 final, recognising the […]