News

EU countries face EU legal action over lack of sustainable water management plans

The European Commission has opened infringement proceedings against 16 EU countries over their failure to present water management plans required by the Water Framework Directive […]

Blog

World Water Day: The water impacts of lithium extraction

Today marks World Water Day, an annual event celebrating the most precious resource for people and nature. The same day, governments, including the EU, are […]

News

On World Wetlands Day, let’s celebrate our watery superheroes!

This year’s theme for World Wetlands Day is “restoration”. This comes at a critical moment in Europe for unlocking the superpowers of wetlands. Large scale […]

News

World Wetlands Day 2023 highlights need for restoration

World Wetlands Day 2023 is celebrated on 2 February and focuses on reviving and restoring wetlands. To mark the occasion, several of our members are […]

News

European Parliament’s EU Nature Restoration Law draft a good basis but needs stronger peatland measures

On Thursday 12 January 2023, the European Parliament’s rapporteur for the EU Nature Restoration Law, MEP César Luena, presented his draft report on the proposed […]

Event

CMok to host ‘Pact for Wetlands’ event to mark World Wetlands Day 2023

Wetlands International Europe member Centrum Ochrony Mokradeł (CMok) will host a conference to debate a new ‘Pact for Wetlands’ on 4-7 February. The event will […]

News

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 […]

News

Upscaling community resilience through ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction

From 6 to 18 November countries met in Egypt at the UN Climate Conference, COP27 to discuss climate adaptation and mitigation opportunities to achieve the […]

Publication

Submission to the EU Public Consultation on Critical Raw Materials Act

Wetlands International Europe, with the support of the Wetlands International Latin America office in Argentina, provided input to the European Commission’s questionnaire as part of […]

Event

Piano concert for wetlands

Please join us for a special evening at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles in the company of Serge Giacomotto, who will perform pieces by Bach-Busoni […]