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22nd September, 2021

Wadden Sea ecology in focus at the Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene 58 Conference.

The Wadden Sea was recognised with a dedicated session during the conference ECSA 58 - EMECS 13: Estuaries and coastal seas in the Anthropocene – Structure, functions, services and management which took place as an online event from September 6 to 9, 2021.

12th July, 2021

2020-2021 Wadden Sea grey seal report: counts show continued growth.

The 2020-2021 counts show a steady increase in the number of grey seals in the Wadden Sea.

30th March, 2021

Policy statement on the Wadden Sea SWIMWAY approved

WG-Swimway and invited guests drafted a policy statement based on existing guidelines and regulations with a direct link to the Trilateral Fish Targets at European level and how these have been implemented per country and trying to analyse their contribution to the realization of these targets.

2nd March, 2021

New research demonstrates crucial role of World Heritage marine sites in fighting climate change

UNESCO released the first global scientific assessment of its World Heritage marine sites’ blue carbon ecosystems, highlighting the critical environmental value of these habitats.

22nd January, 2021

New report on breeding birds in the Wadden Sea published

About 395,000 breeding pairs of coastal breeding birds occur in the transnational Wadden Sea, of which 75% inhabit the islands and Halligen.

21st January, 2021

Avian flu in the Wadden Sea World Heritage

Information on the current animal disease situation and the developments of avian influenza viruses in the Wadden Sea World Heritage.