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19th December, 2016

Seal counts 2016: harbour seal population may have reached carrying capacity

The population of harbour seals in the Wadden Sea area remained largely stable in 2016. Experts assume that a slight decrease in numbers may be a signal that the overall population in the area has reached its carrying capacity.

25th November, 2016

International experts discuss policy on sustainable development at World Heritage sites

24 World Heritage experts, practitioners and site managers from all parts of the world gathered on 14-16 November 2016 on the Isle of Vilm in Germany.

25th November, 2016

Wadden Sea Education experts met at annual workshop in Ribe (DK)

30 experts on Wadden Sea education met on 14-16 November 2016 in Ribe (Denmark) at the annual International Wadden Sea School (IWSS) workshop.

22nd November, 2016

First meeting of PROWAD LINK partners

The “PROWAD LINK” project partners representing nine organizations in the Wadden Sea sat together in Hamburg on 11 November to discuss the next steps towards submitting a full application.

16th October, 2017

60 experts discuss means of climate change adaption at workshop in Wilhelmshaven (DE)

In cooperation with the Task Group Climate of the Wadden Sea Board, the EU Interreg NSR project “Building with Nature” held a two-day workshop on best practices beyond the region in climate change adaptation.

20th October, 2017

20th Anniversary of the Wadden Sea Plan

On 22 October 1997, at the 8th Ministerial Conference in Stade, Germany, the three Wadden Sea States Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands adopted the Wadden Sea Plan, the common policy and management plan for the protection and sustainable management of the Wadden Sea Area.

8th November, 2017

Common Wadden Sea Secretariat at UNFCCC COP23

The Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS) used the opportunity of COP23 and organized a side event titled “Collaboration in Climate Change Adaption and Mitigation” on 7 November 2017 at the conference grounds.

9th November, 2017

Seal counts 2017: Harbour seal pup count reaches all-time high; overall population stagnates

During the 2017 aerial surveys for harbour seal counts, the number of newborn harbour seal pups in the Wadden Sea registered was the highest since the first surveys in 1975.

15th November, 2017

IUCN: Number of natural World Heritage sites affected by climate change on rise

In just three years, the number of natural World Heritage sites threatened by climate change has doubled, growing from 35 to 62.

22nd November, 2017

21st meeting of the Wadden Sea Board in Vester Vedsted (DK)

On 17 November 2017, the three national delegations of Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands as well as advisors from the Wadden Sea Forum and the NGOs Waddenvereniging and WWF met for the 21st meeting of the Wadden Sea Board.