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16. February 2016
On 11 February 2016, the first meeting of Germany´s three UNESCO World Natural Heritage sites took place in Wilhelmshaven, at the invitation of the CWSS. ... [more]
12. February 2016
29 stranded sperm whales have been found dead or in severe condition in North Sea waters since the beginning of January 2016. ... [more]
08. February 2016
As of December 2015, the Danish-Dutch-German Wadden Sea is included in the List of Transboundary Ramsar Sites, under the name “Wadden Sea”. ... [more]
23. November 2015
From 9 to 14 November 2015, the 6th session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds, AEWA (AEWA MOP 6) took place in Bonn, Germany. ... [more]
12. November 2015
In addition to substantive issues related to Wadden Sea Conservation, the future promotion and sustainable development of the Wadden Sea World Heritage site were central themes at the 15th meeting of the Wadden Sea Board (WSB 15), held in Wilhelmshaven on 4 November 2015. ... [more]
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]

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