News – Neues aus der Wattenmeerregion
Dutch-German research call ‘Understanding complex pressures on the Wadden Sea and options for action’ announced
The joint research call aims to protect and preserve the Wadden Sea's Outstanding Universal Value and integrity.
Strategy workshop talks future of trilateral Wadden Sea education
Prolonged for another fours years by the Wadden Sea Board after a comprehensive evaluation in 2022 showed a high degree of satisfaction, IWSS has now been the focus of a strategic workshop.
New Wadden Sea Board Chair and Danish Representative visit CWSS
As Denmark has now taken over the presidency of the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation (TWSC) from Germany, the new Representative of the Danish Delegation to the Wadden Sea Board (WSB), Martin Petersen, joined the new WSB Chair, Anne-Marie Rasmussen, on visit to the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat in January 2023.
Collection of online lectures published within TriWadWalk project
Exploring the Wadden Sea Region in an integrative and problem-oriented way was the objective of the TriWadWalk project, which brought together a group of academy staff and students from Denmark, Germany, and the Netherland.
Fourth East Atlantic Flyway Waterbird Census to take place in January 2023
Each January, counts of migratory waterbirds take place in all key wetland sites along the East Atlantic Flyway. The year 2023 represents the 4th time that these efforts are intensified to cover major wetland sites in almost all countries belonging to this flyway, therefore being called ‘total counts’.
Report reviews success of the 2022 East Atlantic Flyway Youth Forum
In 2022, empowering the youth to take action in conservation has been a key focus of the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat, with activities not only in the Wadden Sea, but also on the global scale.
Information package on sustainable shipping and ports operation in the Wadden Sea published
In the framework of the Partnership Hub project “Sharing and developing knowledge to strengthen the contribution of shipping to a well-protected Wadden Sea World Heritage”, NGOs, ports, ship owners and the Wadden Sea Forum work together.
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.