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.
On 15 September 2020, the “Trilateral Programming Committee – Wadden Sea Research”, or TPC-WSR, met for the first time in a hybrid meeting in Hamburg (physical & online).
In the framework of the Swimway Vision and Action Programme, the ad-hoc Working Group SWIMWAY and CWSS have now published an overview of existing programmes.
The 2020 spring count of moulting grey seals in the Wadden Sea shows an increase of numbers in comparison to the previous year.
The Dutch organisation Programma naar een Rijke Waddenzee has commissioned the Wadden Academy to map out what this means for birds using the East Atlantic Flyway.
Seals experts in the Wadden Sea World Heritage are currently facing perfect weather conditions for the second phase of their annual grey seal counts.
The proposed programme will support migratory birds and people living in 13 countries along the flyway against risks of climate related impacts.