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21st December, 2016

CWSS co-organizes conference on perspectives of transboundary cooperation in World Heritage

On 12 and 13 December 2016 a conference on “Perspectives of transboundary cooperation in World Heritage” took place at the Representation of the State of Hesse in Berlin.

19th December, 2016

Seal counts 2016: harbour seal population may have reached carrying capacity

The population of harbour seals in the Wadden Sea area remained largely stable in 2016. Experts assume that a slight decrease in numbers may be a signal that the overall population in the area has reached its carrying capacity.

22nd November, 2016

First meeting of PROWAD LINK partners

The “PROWAD LINK” project partners representing nine organizations in the Wadden Sea sat together in Hamburg on 11 November to discuss the next steps towards submitting a full application.

16th October, 2017

60 experts discuss means of climate change adaption at workshop in Wilhelmshaven (DE)

In cooperation with the Task Group Climate of the Wadden Sea Board, the EU Interreg NSR project “Building with Nature” held a two-day workshop on best practices beyond the region in climate change adaptation.

8th November, 2017

Common Wadden Sea Secretariat at UNFCCC COP23

The Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS) used the opportunity of COP23 and organized a side event titled “Collaboration in Climate Change Adaption and Mitigation” on 7 November 2017 at the conference grounds.

9th November, 2017

Seal counts 2017: Harbour seal pup count reaches all-time high; overall population stagnates

During the 2017 aerial surveys for harbour seal counts, the number of newborn harbour seal pups in the Wadden Sea registered was the highest since the first surveys in 1975.

15th November, 2017

IUCN: Number of natural World Heritage sites affected by climate change on rise

In just three years, the number of natural World Heritage sites threatened by climate change has doubled, growing from 35 to 62.

23rd January, 2018

Quality Status Report 2017 gives multi-faceted analysis of the Wadden Sea

Geomorphology and climate, habitats and communities, species, human activities, and pollution of the Wadden Sea are the main areas of analysis in the Quality Status Report 2017 (QSR).

1st March, 2018

Monitoring report measures seven principles in trilateral climate change adaptation efforts

In the recent “Trilateral Wadden Sea Climate Change Adaptation Strategy Monitoring Report for the Trilateral Cooperation of the Protection of the Wadden Sea”, TG-C evaluated the trilateral climate change adaptation strategy.

12th March, 2018

Building with Nature: successful conference on climate change adaptation in the North Sea region

The conference 'Climate change adaptation in the North Sea region'  was successfully held on 8 March 2018 in Schoorl, Netherlands.