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.
The Trilateral Dark Sky Initiative is an example of the intensive involvement of partners and the enlargement of the existing Wadden Sea network.
Coordinator of the International Wadden Sea School (IWSS), Anja Szczesinski, took part in the annual meeting of the Migratory Birds for People (MBP) network and a related capacity building workshop for communication, education and public awareness (CEPA) for visitor centres in West African countries along the flyway.
“Young Climate Action for World Heritage” is a youth project combining the topics UNESCO World Heritage and climate change with a focus on sustainable action.
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.
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.
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.