News – latest Wadden Sea stories
PROWAD Link announces winners of North Sea Sustainable Development Challenge
After months of spreading the news about the North Sea Sustainable Innovation Challenge, three innovation bootcamps and a careful selection of the submissions, PROWAD Link has now announced the winners.
Literature on artificial light at night and the Wadden Sea World Heritage in review
A new scientific literature review looks at the known effect of artificial light at night on organisms and ecosystems in the Wadden Sea or similar habitats.
Workshop focused on dune and beach management effects on breeding birds
Experts discussed a basic framework for developing guidelines concerning the effective management of dunes and beaches and the improvement of breeding habitat conditions.
New project started at University of Groningen: Empty bottles help Wadden Sea World Heritage
Empty bottles help Wadden Sea World Heritage. How? The University of Groningen (RUG) now has collection points for plastic bottles at six locations, where users can dispose their empty bottles.
Sustainable enterprise and tourism insights at core of 3rd PROWAD Link Forum
On 22 March 2022, over 40 stakeholders from the Wadden Sea, Geiranger Fjord and North Norfolk Coast met online for the Third PROWAD Link Forum.
Successful 4th Webinar of trilateral Community of Understanding Sediment Solutions
On 11 March, the 4th webinar of the trilateral Community of Understanding (CoU) Sediment Solutions was held online.
Short animation shows the importance of dune dynamics
The Programme towards a Rich Wadden Sea, together with the Province of Noord-Holland, Staatsbosbeheer and Rijkswaterstaat, prepared a short animation about the importance of dune dynamics.
Brainstorming, reflecting and collaborating at PROWAD LINK Innovation Bootcamp
On 15 March, PROWAD LINK hosted the first out of two free Innovation Bootcamps to help participants with their ideas before submitting to the North Sea Sustainable Innovation Challenge.
New faces joined the Wadden Sea Board at its 35th meeting
The 35th meeting of the Wadden Sea Board (WSB) was held online on 10 March 2022. A few new members were welcomed.
Joint clean-up frees Island of Spiekeroog from marine litter washed up in winter
On the East Frisian island of Spiekeroog, about 130 pupils, islanders and guests took part in an island-wide marine litter clean-up event today
Kick-off for SHIRE project on Wadden Sea fish history
What did the fish community in the Wadden Sea look like in historic times? What were drivers of change? These questions will be addressed in this project.
Wadden Sea Social Media communicators discussed closer collaboration on World Heritage
On 22-23 February, Communication Officers dealing with social media from the German Wadden Sea National Parks, the Dutch Programme Towards a Rich Wadden Sea and the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat as well as the Dutch Wadden Sea World Heritage Coordinator met in Hamburg.