The Expert Group Seals (EG-Seals) of the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation estimates a total of 40,800 harbour seals in their newly published 2019 harbour seal report.
As the Wadden Sea World Heritage is one ecosystem shared by three countries, Entrepreneurs, destination marketing organisations and local government also share the same challenges.
On 24-26 September 2019, scientists, managers, policy makers, NGOs and other stakeholders explored opportunities for cooperation and protection of migrating fish.
New IPCC-report underpins the importance of Danish-Dutch-German cooperation.
From 4 to 9 September, the Wadden Sea World Heritage was represented at the 4th World Heritage Marine Managers Conference in Glacier Bay, Alaska, USA.
On 15 September 2019 Bernard Baerends took up his post as the new Executive Secretary to the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS) in Wilhelmshaven.
“Only those who know, understand and appreciate the Wadden Sea can protect this World Heritage site.” This statement was the core of this year’s Wadden Sea Day.
This digital leaflet wants to raise the awareness of drone operators for the special values of the Dutch Wadden Sea World Heritage area.
The newly granted project Waddentools – Swimway Waddenzee directly derives from the trilateral Swimway Action Programme.
The Wadden Sea Board endorsed a SWIMWAY Action Programme, through which activities will be taken such as the identification of population bottlenecks and the translation of this knowledge into effective management and conservation measures.
The recently published brochure "Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative: Linking the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site with tropical wetlands and the Arctic tundra" gives an overview about results of the flyway monitoring within the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative.
Rijkswaterstaat has bundled all available information about tides, wave heights, water levels, water depths, buoy positions and current data from the Wadden Sea in the RiverGuide Recreant app. Thanks to this update, sailors on the Wadden Sea can reach relevant information faster.