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15. May 2015
At a one-day final project conference in Hamburg on 12 May 2015, representatives of the three Wadden Sea states, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands as well as stakeholders from the business and conservation communities discussed the results of the transnational PROWAD project and explored the possibility of continuing this collaboration in the future. ... [more]
24. April 2015
Save the date! 9 -10 May 2015 is World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) 2015. The theme of this year’s WMBD is “Energy - make it bird - friendly!” A highly relevant topic for the Wadden Sea, which is a hotspot for migratory birds. 10 – 12 million birds stop over in our region each year on their migration routes between the Arctic and Africa. ... [more]
10. March 2015
For the first time, the Wadden Sea World Heritage was jointly presented by all three countries at this year's ITB Berlin, the world’s leading tourism fair, held from 4-8 March 2015. We were represented with a booth and a large photo exhibition in the sustainable tourism hall, as well as at panel discussions and stage presentations. In addition, every day one of the various partners presented examples of how World Heritage can be experienced in their region. ... [more]
19. February 2015
20 representatives from the Wadden Sea Board, States Parties, science and NGOs gathered at the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat in Wilhelmshaven on 18 February 2015 to discuss the feasibility of and options for the establishment of a Wadden Sea World Heritage Competence Centre. The workshop was prepared and facilitated by Dr. Andy Brown, an international advisor. ... [more]
04. February 2015
Small uninhabited islands are still demonstrating the dynamic geological processes in the Wadden Sea. In the presented Wadden Sea Ecosystem the authors are illustrating with a wide variety of aspects the dynamics of 7 small and uninhabited Wadden Sea islands. ... [more]
30. January 2015
On 28 and 29 January 2015 delegates from the three Wadden Sea states and NGO observers met in Wilhelmshaven for the 13th meeting of the Wadden Sea Board to discuss priorities for the work of trilateral cooperation in the coming years. ... [more]
19. January 2015
On Friday, January 2, Mr. Rüdiger Strempel took up his post as the new Secretary to CWSS. ... [more]
16. January 2015
On January 8th and 9th in 2015, the Programme towards a Rich Wadden Sea (PRW), the Thünen Institute of Sea Fisheries (TI) and the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS) conducted a workshop ... [more]
13. January 2015
Never-seen photographs by Martin Stock and Pieter de Vries show the diversity of the Wadden Sea from a bird's perspective and the magic of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. ... [more]
12. January 2015
During an aerial survey on December 30, 2014 in the Danish Wadden Sea, a newly born grey seal pup was observed at a remote sandbank together with the mother. ... [more]

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