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.
The Wadden Sea World Heritage site is being affected by climate change. The extent, however, is as yet unclear.
The coordinated work of 36 countries from the Arctic to Southern Africa will enable understanding of migratory waterbirds status for better conservation.
The Expert Group Seals (EG-Seals) of the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation estimates a total of 40,800 harbour seals in their newly published 2019 harbour seal report.
Van 24 t/m 26 september jl. onderzochten wetenschappers, managers, beleidsmakers, NGO's en andere stakeholders de mogelijkheden voor samenwerking omtrent de bescherming van trekvissen.
The recently published brochure "Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative: Linking the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site with tropical wetlands and the Arctic tundra" gives an overview about results of the flyway monitoring within the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative.