News – latest Wadden Sea stories
Hamburg hosts first international Swimway conference on migrating fish
On 24-26 September 2019, scientists, managers, policy makers, NGOs and other stakeholders explored opportunities for cooperation and protection of migrating fish.
Wadden Sea World Heritage under stress by climate change
New IPCC-report underpins the importance of Danish-Dutch-German cooperation.
Wadden Sea among world’s flagship marine protected areas at milestone conference on United Nations 2030 Agenda
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.
Common Wadden Sea Secretariat welcomes new Executive Secretary Bernard Baerends
On 15 September 2019 Bernard Baerends took up his post as the new Executive Secretary to the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS) in Wilhelmshaven.
Wadden Sea Experts discuss forms of World Heritage interpretation at Wadden Sea Day
“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.
Code of conduct for use of drones in the Dutch Wadden Sea area
This digital leaflet wants to raise the awareness of drone operators for the special values of the Dutch Wadden Sea World Heritage area.
Waddentools - Swimway Waddenzee granted
The newly granted project Waddentools – Swimway Waddenzee directly derives from the trilateral Swimway Action Programme.
Trilateral SWIMWAY Action Programme published
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.
Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative publishes key findings of latest assessment report
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.
All information on Wadden Sea navigation clearly bundled in one app
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.
Grey seal population in the Wadden Sea steadily growing
In 2018-2019, 6,538 individuals were counted in the Danish-Dutch-German Wadden Sea and Helgoland.