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]
24.09.2015 Education

New teaching resource for sustainable tourism in the Wadden Sea World Heritage

Tourism and Nature Conservation – Does this go together? The “World Heritage Teaching Kit – Sustainable Tourism in the Wadden Sea” deals with this question in 6 learning stations designed for pupils in lower secondary education. [more]
22.07.2015 management, World Heritage Committee, Young Experts Forum

UNESCO World Heritage Young Experts Forum

From June 17 - 30, 2015, young professionals from World Heritage sites in 31 countries attended a seminar held in conjunction with the 30th session of the World Heritage Committee. Sven Stadtmann from Göttingen, former volunteer of the Schutzstation Wattenmeer in Schleswig-Holstein, represented the Wadden Sea at the Young Experts Forum. [more]
16.07.2015 photo competition, World Heritage weekend

Result Photo Contest Dutch World Heritage Weekend 2015

The theme of the Dutch World Heritage weekend this year was "World Heritage through the lens." In this context, besides many excursions and workshops, a photo contest was organized where people could submit photos via social media under the hashtag #fotowaddenzee or by mail. [more]
06.07.2015 Marine Mammals, Wadden Sea Day

Marine Mammals at the Wadden Sea Day 2015

This year's Wadden Sea Day will highlight the role and population development of marine mammals in the ecosystem of the Wadden Sea World Heritage property and mark the 25th anniversary of the Wadden Sea Seal Agreement. [more]

Hamburg gets second World Heritage Site

Congratulation to Hamburg for its second World Heritage site! In addtion to the Hamburg Wadden Sea National Park which is part of the Dutch-German-Danish Wadden Sea World Heritage inscribed in 2009, today, the World Heritage Committee inscribed the Hamburg Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel on the World Heritage List at its 39th Session in Bonn, Germany. [more]
02.07.2015 blog, Event, tour

3 More Days Until the first Wadden Sea World Heritage Cycle Tour .... Let the countdown begin!

Are you ready? Only 3 more days until Andreas Böttcher with his “Wadden Sea World Heritage Cycle Tour” takes off! Interesting in participating? [more]
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