News

02. November 2015
The harbour seal population in the Wadden Sea remains stable in 2015. Despite an increasing number of dead animals along the shore lines in autumn and winter 2014, caused by the appearance of the Influenza A virus, the overall population has remained largely unaffected. ... [more]
29. October 2015
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Wadden Sea Seals Agreement this month, the Executive Secretary of the Bonn Convention (CMS), Bradnee Chambers, and the Secretary of CWSS, Rüdiger Strempel, co-authored an op-ed. Entitled Europe's Wadden Sea seals on the 'up', ... [more]
19. October 2015
The Wadden Sea has established a partnership with the global initiative on Linking Tourism and Conservation (LT&C). ... [more]
07. October 2015
The 20th Nordic World Heritage Conference on 22 – 24 September 2015 in Bergen, Norway discussed how State Parties can fulfil their obligations to communicate the story and motivation of the World Heritage convention and how the sites can contribute to implement the World Heritage convention. ... [more]
22. September 2015
The Wadden Sea proves a weak link in the East Atlantic Flyway, a migratory bird route from the Arctic region down the coasts of Europe and Africa to South Africa. ... [more]
16. September 2015
In the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Korea and the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation, Peter Esselink was invited by the Chungnam Institute to participate in a two-day symposium in Boreyong, Korea, on 20-21 August 2015. ... [more]
10. September 2015
Three countries, and 12 visitor centers in 10 days – a delegation from Korea is currently travelling along the Wadden Sea coastline from 3 - 12 September 2015. On 9 Sepember, the delegation made a stopover in Wilhelmshaven. ... [more]
28. August 2015
The 10th Wadden Sea Day, held on 27 August 2015 in Wilhelmshaven, was dedicated to marine mammals in the Wadden Sea World Heritage. ... [more]
20. July 2015
Six months into his new job, the Secretary of CWSS, Rüdiger Strempel, decided to move from theory to practice by actually heading out into the mudflats. ... [more]
17. July 2015
The latest progress report published by the trilateral Joint Monitoring Breeding Bird (JMMB) group shows that the numbers of 15 of 26 typical Wadden Sea breeding bird species are declining in their 21-year trend. ... [more]

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