News – latest Wadden Sea stories
Dim the lights for World Migratory Bird Day 2022
"Dim the light for birds at night!" is the slogan of World Migratory Bird Day 2022 (WMBD). The aim of this year's campaign is to highlight the negative impact that Artificial Light at Night (ALAN) can have on many nocturnally migrating bird species.
Wadden Sea Forum turned 20
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.
Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative represented at AEWA meeting with side event
“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.
CWSS visits Schleswig-Holstein National Park Authority for exchange
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.
PRW publishes collection of Wadden Sea stories on dark sky
The nocturnal Wadden landscape has served as a source of inspiration for storytellers for centuries.
New Interreg coastal management project approved with Wadden Sea at core
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.
Wadden Sea serves as pilot region to UNESCO on environmental DNA sampling
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.
SHIRE partners discuss study results on fish species occurence in past 500 years
In the past months, an international team of experts and students worked on the reconstruction of the historical fish assemblage of the Wadden Sea
Updates to nine thematic reports of the Quality Status Report published
The Wadden Sea Quality Status Report (QSR) is a conglomeration of thematic reports reflecting the continuous monitoring and evaluation of the ecological status of the Wadden Sea, including islands and offshore areas.
Young adults from Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands discuss future of Wadden Sea cooperation
"Our Heritage. Our Future" - this was the theme of the first Trilateral Wadden Sea Youth Conference held in St. Peter-Ording from 1st to 4th September.
Wadden Sea Day: Understanding connections between species essential to Wadden Sea’s management
“Who eats whom” was at the centre of this year’s Wadden Sea Day, held on 25 August in Wilhelmshaven.
New guideline helps destinations to recognise boundaries of tourism and preserve values of the World Heritage Site
In the framework of Interreg project PROWAD Link and together with the NIT, WWF has developed the "Wadden Sea Tourism Radar" – a method to help destinations identify in time when and in which areas this limit is being reached.