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New study reveals the impact of hydropower on fish species in the Mediterranean Basin

Hydropower plants are one of the main causes for the decline of numerous fish species in the Mediterranean region. This is the result of a […]

News

EU water law will NOT be changed, confirms European Commission

In a landmark day for Europe’s rivers, lakes and wetlands, the European Commission has announced that the EU’s strong water legislation — the EU Water […]

News

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 […]

Publication

Wetland restoration impact on streamflow in the Rhine River Basin

Natural Water Retention through restoration of the ‘sponge’ function of currently drained soils in the middle-mountains of the Rhine basin is a locally applied nature-based […]

News

Vistula, Bug and Pripyat: European rivers matter!

At the occasion of International Day of Action for Rivers, Wetlands International Europe raises concern about plans for the construction of an inland navigation route […]

Event

Dam Removal Europe goes Alps

This event has been postponed due to COVID-19. The new dates will be announced in due time. On 14-16 May 2020, the Dam Removal Europe […]

News

#ProtectWater NGOs send open letter to EU decision-makers

Ahead of the Environment Council meeting on 5th of March, over 100 civil society organisations have sent an open letter to the three EU decision-making […]

News

Wetlands International Europe joins Dam Removal Europe partnership

As of 2020, Wetlands International Europe has joined the Dam Removal Europe partnership. Together with World Fish Migration Foundation, European Rivers Network, The Rivers Trust, […]

Case study

The natural way to protect the Ebro Delta from drowning

The delta of the Ebro River has been hit hard by last week’s storm Gloria. One of the most important coastal delta’s of the Mediterranean […]

News

Christmas comes early for rivers and nature: European Commission concludes EU water law is “fit for purpose”

The European Commission’s final evaluation of EU water legislation has concluded the EU Water Framework Directive to be “fit for purpose”, acknowledging that the objectives […]