Resources

World Fish Migration Foundation and Wildlife Forever joining forces to promote aquatic conservation

World Fish Migration Foundation is partnering with Wildlife Forever to promote aquatic conservation through art by collaborating on their State-Fish Art contest! As a part […]

Event

European Rivers Summit 2020

Save the date! GEOTA, Wetlands International – European Association, EuroNatur, RiverWatch, WWF Adria and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation will host the second edition of the European Rivers Summit, from […]

Case study

Understanding why stakeholders support Natural Water Retention Measures

Natural water retention measures (NWRM) can help reduce flood and drought risks in Europe. In a previous study, Wetlands International analysed the potential of restoring […]

Blog

Member interview: Fundación Global Nature

The Fundación Global Nature is an innovation organisation dedicated to the protection of nature and promotion of sustainable development and based in Spain. Fundación Global […]

News

WIEA’s contribution to the hearings of Commissioners-designate

Starting from 30 September the European Parliament will be holding a series of hearings to Ursula von der Leyen’s Commissioners-designate. Public hearings will carry on […]

News

Dam removal can help achieve Horizon Europe’s mission for healthy inland waters

Wetlands International – European Association and the World Fish Migration Foundation recommend the European Commission to include dam removal as a priority topic for investment […]

Publication

Benefits of Water Framework Directive implementation

The following brief presents at-a-glance benefits from implementing the Water Framework Directive and Flood Directive in eight cases involving river restoration measures to improve ecological […]

News

The future of EU rivers: New paper exposes business lobbies’ wish list of destruction

Unsustainable industries, including industrial agriculture, hydropower, and coal mining, are lobbying for devastating changes to the EU water law – the Water Framework Directive (WFD). […]

Publication

Weakening the EU Water Law: Industry’s Wish List

This briefing by the Living Rivers Europe coalition shows that unsustainable industries, including industrial agriculture, hydropower and coal mining, are lobbying for devastating changes to […]

News

375,000+ citizens tell the European Commission “Hands off our water law!”

375,386 people have called on the European Commission to defend Europe’s strong water law, making the EU’s public consultation on the legislation one of the […]