News – latest Wadden Sea stories
Season´s greetings from all of us at the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat
All of us here at the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat would like to take this opportunity to send you and yours Season´s Greetings and our best wishes for a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year.
Trilateral Wadden Youth continues collaboration for the engagement of young adults
After the conclusion of the Trilateral Youth Conference in September 2022, young adults from Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands continued with their exchange to increase youth’s influence on the conservation of the Wadden Sea.
International project reveals historical fish assemblages in the Wadden Sea
The trilateral Wadden Sea is a highly dynamic area, providing shelter from predators and rich feeding grounds for a host of fish species.
Representatives of Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands visit Wadden Sea
The 19 site managers came from four nature reserves and national parks that make up the World Heritage Site.
Experts and shipping stakeholders drafted recommendations for sustainable ferries
In November and December 2022 two workshops on nature- and climate-friendly ferries took place in Leer and Oldenburg (Lower Saxony). Experts and stakeholders from the national park authority, environmental NGOs, water police, academia, tourism, as well as commercial and recreational shipping came together to discuss sustainable ferries in the Wadden Sea.
New Wadden Sea Seal Management Plan for 2023-2027 completed
Harbour seals are one of the most iconic species in the Wadden Sea and among the top predators in this dynamic ecosystem. Their protection is regulated by the Agreement on the Conservation of Seals in the Wadden Sea.
40 organisations sign Trilateral Dark Sky Vision
The Trilateral Dark Sky Initiative is an example of the intensive involvement of partners and the enlargement of the existing Wadden Sea network.
Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative enlargened by five new partners
At the 14th Trilateral Governmental Conference, held in Wilhelmshaven on 28-30 November 2022, five new partner organisations signed the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative vision.
Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands agree upon enhancing the protection of the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site
The Trilateral Governmental Conference is a quadrennial meeting of the members of the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation to map their course for the subsequent years until the next conference.
Strategic Framework 2022-2029 adopted for the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative
With the establishment of the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative (WSFI) in 2012, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands recognized their specific responsibility to contribute to conserving migratory waterbirds along the entire flyway.
Over 250 Wadden Sea stakeholders to meet at upcoming Trilateral Governmental Conference
Every three to four years, national and regional authorities, scientific institutions, and environmental NGOs engage in topics of paramount importance for the protection of the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site.