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2nd March, 2021

New research demonstrates crucial role of World Heritage marine sites in fighting climate change

UNESCO released the first global scientific assessment of its World Heritage marine sites’ blue carbon ecosystems, highlighting the critical environmental value of these habitats.

22nd January, 2021

New report on breeding birds in the Wadden Sea published

About 395,000 breeding pairs of coastal breeding birds occur in the transnational Wadden Sea, of which 75% inhabit the islands and Halligen.

21st January, 2021

Avian flu in the Wadden Sea World Heritage

Information on the current animal disease situation and the developments of avian influenza viruses in the Wadden Sea World Heritage.

16th December, 2020

First results of 2020 flyway count published

In January 2020 the third Total Count of the East Atlantic Flyway was organized. The now published compilation of national reports gives a first overview of the bird numbers counted in 32 countries along the Flyway.

9th November, 2020

Spættede sæler slår rekord

Vadehavets bestand af spættet sæl er sund og stabil. Men der er et spørgsmål, der undrer forskerne.

4th November, 2020

15th International Scientific Wadden Sea Symposium postponed to end of 2021

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the ISWSS15 will now take place on 30 November to 3 December 2021.

16th October, 2020

Wadden Sea Seals Agreement signed 30 years ago

On 16 October 1990, 30 years ago today, the Agreement on the Conservation of Seals in the Wadden Sea, or Wadden Sea Seals Agreement (WSSA), was signed.