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New EU carbon removal certification rules should protect nature, wetlands

New EU rules on certifications for carbon removals can help to mobilise private sector funding for the restoration of wetlands, however EU legislators need to […]

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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 […]

Event

FREE FLOW webinar to protect & restore rivers

Join us on November 29th 13:45-17:30 CET for the FREE FLOW Webinar to learn about ways to protect and restore free-flowing rivers! FREE FLOW will […]

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European Rivers Summit – Wrap up, takeaways and resources

The 3rd European Rivers Summit took place in Brussels, Belgium, from 29 September to 01 October. The four-day event, organised by Wetlands International Europe and […]

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#DamBusters film released worldwide

#DamBusters, a documentary exploring why river heroes from across Europe are working to remove dams, has now been released worldwide. The 73-minute feature length documentary […]

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Free-Flowing Rivers website launched

The Italian Centre for River Restoration and Wetlands International Europe have launched a new website on river connectivity www.freeflowingrivers.eu to draw attention to the importance of […]

Publication

Living Rivers Europe – Briefing paper on river connectivity targets (September 2022)

NGOs in the Living Rivers Europe Coalition [1] are calling for strong river connectivity targets in the EU nature restoration law. With 60% of Europe’s […]

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Wetlands International Europe launches swimways network aimed at boosting migratory fish conservation

Brussels – Wetlands International Europe has officially launched the Trans-European Swimways Network, which aims to draw attention to the importance of habitat connectivity for the […]

Publication

Workshop report “Free-flowing rivers and restoration of river connectivity”

The restoration of river connectivity is a key measure to fulfil the objectives of EU legislation on water and nature conservation. It is even more […]