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2nd December, 2021

Forschende sehen Weltnaturerbe Wattenmeer durch den Klimawandel ernsthaft bedroht

Internationales Wissenschaftssymposium spricht Empfehlungen zum Schutz von Ökosystem und Biodiversität aus

18th November, 2021

Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative supports initiative from Guinée Ecologie in Guinea for World Migratory Bird Day

Each year, World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated in May and October to highlight the need for international collaboration to ensure the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats on a global scale.

26th November, 2021

Expert Group Salt Marshes and Dunes sights Marconi salt marshes

During their last meeting in October 2021, the members of the Expert Group Salt Marshes and Dunes visited the Marconi salt marshes, a salt marsh development project by Bioshape in the Netherlands.

1st November, 2021

Harbour seal population size in the Wadden Sea plateaus close to the level it was in 1900

Thirty years after the implementation of the Wadden Sea Seal Agreement, the population of harbour seals in the Wadden Sea, has increased five-fold and is assumed to have reached the same level as estimated in 1900.

18th November, 2021

15 ISWSS moved to online location due to recent COVID-19 development

The 15th International Scientific Wadden Sea Symposium, planned for Büsum, Schleswig-Holstein (D) on 30 Nov - 3 Dec 2021, will now be held online.

10th November, 2021

Bird influenza among migratory birds on the rise in the Wadden Sea

Since October, multiple cases of bird flu have been reported in the Wadden Sea. Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands all confirmed that the highly pathogenic bird flu virus HPAI has been identified in dead migratory birds found within the Wadden Sea.

9th November, 2021

15 ISWSS at full capacity | Call for papers for MARB

The 15th International Scientific Wadden Sea Symposium, which this year will be held in Büsum, Schleswig-Holstein (D) on 30 Nov - 3 Dec 2021, is now at full capacity in line with the local restrictions for events, with 180 participants. It is therefore no longer possible to book at place at the event.

1st October, 2021

A conservation success story: 30 years of the Wadden Sea Seal Agreement – a milestone for the remarkable recovery of the Wadden Sea harbour seal population.

30 years ago, on the 1st of October 1991, the Agreement on the Conservation of Seals in the Wadden Sea (Wadden Sea Seal Agreement/WSSA)) entered into force and became the first international, legally binding agreement under the auspices of the UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals - established in the year 1979.