The Wadden Sea Quality Status Report (QSR) is a conglomeration of thematic reports reflecting the continuous monitoring and evaluation of the ecological status of the Wadden Sea, including islands and offshore areas.
“Who eats whom” was at the centre of this year’s Wadden Sea Day, held on 25 August in Wilhelmshaven.
The overall objective of this small-scale project is to develop a light pollution monitoring network within the Wadden Sea area that combines different measurement methods to achieve reliable results.
The extensive number of adult sandwich terns which died during the recent outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) can have large-scale consequences for the development of the sandwich tern population in Northwest-Europe.
Since their recolonization of the Wadden Sea in the mid 20th-century, the grey seal population has considerably increased.