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14th ISWSS in Tønder (DK): 130 scientists swap notes for the future of the Wadden Sea
130 scientists will meet at the 14th International Scientific Wadden Sea Symposium from the 9-11 May 2017 in Tønder, Denmark.
19th meeting of the Wadden Sea Board in Wilhelmshaven (DE)
The 19th meeting of the Wadden Sea Board (WSB 19) took place at the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS) in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, on 24 March 2017.
Architectural competition for the trilateral partnership center in Wilhelmshaven launched
On 15 March 2017 the Minister of Environmental Affairs of Lower Saxony, Stefan Wenzel, and the Mayor of the City of Wilhelmshaven, Andreas Wagner, signed a cooperation agreement on the new Trilateral Wadden Sea World Heritage Partnership Center to be built in Wilhelmshaven.
Experience World Heritage with all senses at the ITB 2017
When the ITB in Berlin opens its doors to the public on 11-12 March 2017, visitors can experience the Wadden Sea through a broad range of activities.
ITB talks: Working across borders to safeguard global biodiversity
Nature conservation and World Heritage experts from Denmark, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Sierra Leone discuss the opportunities and challenges of working across borders.
Wadden Sea World Heritage brings sustainable tourism talks to ITB
Sustainable tourism – main theme of the Wadden Sea World Heritage booth at Berlin’s ITB – will form the focus of various talks and workshops.
Wadden Sea World Heritage showcases sustainable tourism at the ITB 2017
For the third time, the Wadden Sea World Heritage is organizing a stand on sustainable tourism at the world’s largest tourism fair ITB.
Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation strengthens ties with High Coast/ Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage
On 5-7 February 2017, CWSS met with the site managers of the High Coast/ Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage in Vaasa, Finland. During the visit the delegation explored common ground for future cooperation in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Marine Programme.
Representatives of the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation visit Danish Wadden Sea municipalities
At the end of January 2017, the municipalities of Varde, Esbjerg, Fanø and Tønder welcomed Co Verdaas, Chairman of the Wadden Sea Board, Rüdiger Strempel, CWSS Executive Secretary and CWSS Communications Officer Annika Bostelmann to the Danish Wadden Sea.
CWSS co-organizes conference on perspectives of transboundary cooperation in World Heritage
On 12 and 13 December 2016 a conference on “Perspectives of transboundary cooperation in World Heritage” took place at the Representation of the State of Hesse in Berlin.
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.