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Driving investment in Eco-DRR to build climate resilient communities in developing countries

Celebrating International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, 13 October 2021 On the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, celebrated every 13th of October, this year’s […]

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Micro Catchments, Macro Effects

This EU JRC-funded study examined the potential for natural retention in an upper catchment of the Rhine River as a nature-based solution for flood risks, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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New report reveals most of Europe’s river basins will still be unhealthy in 2027

11 out of 13 river basins studied in various EU countries will still be unhealthy in 2027, new research reveals. This means those countries will […]

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A pan-European survey to strengthen and improve policies and strategic planning regarding river continuity restoration

This pan-European survey investigates the status and potential of longitudinal river continuity restoration within Europe. Recent studies and inventories indicate that the degree of river […]