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20 years ago, on 11 October 2002, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) designated the Wadden Sea as a Particularly Sensitive Sea Area (PSSA) .
The Forum of the Wadden Sea Region or Wadden Sea Forum (WSF) celebrated its 20th anniversary during its 42nd plenary meeting, which took place on 28-29 September in Wilhelmshaven.
“Strengthening Flyway Conservation in a Changing World” is the official slogan of the 8th Meeting of Parties of the African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) which is currently taking place in Budapest.
Initiated by CWSS in 2016, the jour fixe with the National Park Authority usually takes place annually. Due to the pandemic, however, this was the first meeting since 2019.
MANABAS was granted under priority 3: Climate resilience, biodiversity and pollution and aims to integrate flood and coastal erosion risk management with biodiversity goals, to deliver a sustainable future.
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre in Paris is conducting a global citizen science initiative on environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling in the UNESCO World Heritage marine sites.