Resources

Event

Free, international webinar: Removing “Road Dams” in Europe? 19 January

Wetlands International – European Association, The US Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy and The World Fish Migration Foundation invite you to the webinar: Removing “Road […]

News

Water sector thirsty for change at Climate COP

Water must be at the core of effective climate action, but many countries are unaware of the powerful water-related solutions that exist. To remedy this, […]

News

New report finds most European rivers will still be unhealthy by 2027 deadline

90% of river basins studied in various EU countries will still be unhealthy by 2027, new research reveals. This means those countries will miss the […]

News

The Final Sprint for Europe’s Rivers: Online Event

Europe’s rivers are under threat, with 60% of Europe’s rivers in poor ecological health, unsustainable water use in agriculture, and alarming biodiversity decline. Is Europe […]

News

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 […]

Publication

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, […]

Blog

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 […]

News

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 […]

News

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 […]

Publication

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 […]