Experts and shipping stakeholders drafted recommendations for sustainable ferries
In November and December 2022 two workshops on nature- and climate-friendly ferries took place in Leer and Oldenburg (Lower Saxony). Experts and stakeholders from the national park authority, environmental NGOs, water police, academia, tourism, as well as commercial and recreational shipping came together to discuss sustainable ferries in the Wadden Sea.
New Wadden Sea Seal Management Plan for 2023-2027 completed
Harbour seals are one of the most iconic species in the Wadden Sea and among the top predators in this dynamic ecosystem. Their protection is regulated by the Agreement on the Conservation of Seals in the Wadden Sea.
40 organisations sign Trilateral Dark Sky Vision
The Trilateral Dark Sky Initiative is an example of the intensive involvement of partners and the enlargement of the existing Wadden Sea network.
Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative enlargened by five new partners
At the 14th Trilateral Governmental Conference, held in Wilhelmshaven on 28-30 November 2022, five new partner organisations signed the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative vision.
Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands agree upon enhancing the protection of the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site
The Trilateral Governmental Conference is a quadrennial meeting of the members of the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation to map their course for the subsequent years until the next conference.
Strategic Framework 2022-2029 adopted for the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative
With the establishment of the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative (WSFI) in 2012, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands recognized their specific responsibility to contribute to conserving migratory waterbirds along the entire flyway.
Over 250 Wadden Sea stakeholders to meet at upcoming Trilateral Governmental Conference
Every three to four years, national and regional authorities, scientific institutions, and environmental NGOs engage in topics of paramount importance for the protection of the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site.
CWSS at International Symposium on Korean Tidal Flats UNESCO World Heritage
The first anniversary of the “Getbol, Korean Tidal Flat” World Heritage Site, inscribed on the list in June 2021, was celebrated with an international symposium at the Suncheon Bay.
Seals and Seeds on Annual IWSS Network Meeting
The Seal Centre Friedrichskoog and the touristic town of Büsum set the scene for this year´s annual meeting of multipliers of Wadden Sea education and World Heritage interpretation.
Experts on salt marshes and dunes met on Fanø
Once per year, the members of the Expert Group Salt Marshes and Dunes (EG-SMD) meet to discuss the newest research conducted and management measures taken in relation to different habitats in the Wadden Sea.
Nature Business Community development Toolkit published
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) often lack access to business tools that could help them enhance their sustainability. This is especially true in business ecosystems where interactions, access to knowledge and exchange, happen on a (s)lower scale, such as in the Wadden Sea protected areas region.