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9th November, 2020

Experts observe a stable harbour seal population in the Wadden Sea

In August 2020, 28,352 harbour seals were counted in the Danish-Dutch-German Wadden Sea and Helgoland. This is the highest count yet recorded since 1975.

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.

30th September, 2020

Trilateral Programming Committee on Wadden Sea Research successfully installed

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).

30th July, 2020

Inventory of fish monitorng and research programmes in the Wadden Sea published

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.

3rd July, 2020

Wadden Sea grey seal report: Fewer disturbances for grey seals?

The 2020 spring count of moulting grey seals in the Wadden Sea shows an increase of numbers in comparison to the previous year.