"And the winner is..." Bird Counting Challenge at the ITB Berlin

A trip to the island of Langeoog was the prize that visitors could win at the Bird Counting Challenge, which took place at the Wadden Sea World Heritage stand during the International Tourism Fair (ITB), from 9 to 13 March 2016 in Berlin. [more]

Study shows that German national parks foster regional development

Germany´s 16 national parks have a positive effect on the development of the regions where they are located. This is the conclusion of the study "Regional Economic Impacts of Nature Tourism". [more]

Natural Heritage yields cultural treasure

The Wadden Sea is more than just a natural treasure, it is also a treasure chest. On 14 April 2016, researchers from the University of Amsterdam presented an extremely rare archaeological find on the Dutch Wadden Sea island of Texel. [more]

Looking back at the ITB

Many thanks to our partners for the great success at the ITB! [more]
02.12.2015 marketing, tookit, World Heritage

World Heritage Toolkit for stakeholders

New toolkit launched to help all visitor-facing businesses leverage the identity of the Wadden Sea World Heritage to enhance their communications. [more]

Seal counts 2015: Seal population resists influenza

Today, the results of the trilaterally coordinate seal survey was released to the public. Despite increasing number of dead animals along the shore lines in autumn and winter 2014, caused by the appearance of the Influenza A virus, the overall population has remained largely unaffected. [more]
28.10.2015 Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable Tourism in the Wadden Sea World Heritage - Practice examples

Within the INTERREG IVB North Sea project PROWAD (www.prowad.org), practice examples were collected to show how Wadden Sea entrepreneurs offer sustainable nature experience - from restaurants, accommodation, transportation, regional products and awareness raising. [more]

Animated Film: Wadden Sea World Heritage - A unique experience

The new animated film “Wadden Sea World Heritage – A unique experience” explains why the Wadden Sea is so special that it is of global importance, and how visitors can experience it in a nature-friendly way. [more]
07.10.2015 communication, Marine Sites, Nordic World Heritage

Wadden Sea at Nordic World Heritage Conference in Bergen, Norway

Representatives from the Wadden Sea participated at the 20th Nordic World Heritage Conference on 22 – 24 September 2015 in Bergen, Norway to discuss the question how State Parties can fulfil their obligations to communicate the story and motivation of the World Heritage convention and how the sites can contribute to implement the World Heritage convention. [more]
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