In June 2022, Aarhus University took the initiative to establish the Danish Centre for Wadden Sea Research under the auspices of the Department of Ecoscience.
Since their recolonization of the Wadden Sea in the mid 20th-century, the grey seal population has considerably increased.
During the Day of the Wadden Sea (Dag van het wad) on 25 June the first Dutch "ambassadeurs" of the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site were honoured.
On 27 June 2022, Bernard Baerends, CWSS Executive Secretary, delivered a keynote at the High-Level Symposium on Water at the 2nd UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.
In an effort to gain insights on perceptions about the Wadden Sea World Heritage Brand, a Brand Audit to record the status quo is being conducted.
On 24-26 June 2022, the first Wadden Sea March (Waddenmars) was held in the Netherlands. Nearly 30 young adults participated in this unique event in the Dutch Wadden Sea area.
The workshop with focus on geomorphological processes and biological changes at the Bellaât Lagoon was organised by CWSS’s partner the Parque National du Banc d’Arguin (PNBA).
In 2020-2021, a visitor survey covering the entire destination of the Wadden Sea World Heritage in Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands was conducted. Its output shows that over 90 percent of guests know that the Wadden Sea is designated as World Heritage site.
Sustainable tourism development… What does it mean, why is it important and how can enterprises increase their social, economic and environmental impact towards it?
From 23 to 25 May, the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS) took part at the North Sea Region Conference which was held in the city of Bruges, Belgium.
On 12-13 May 2022, the Omgevingsberaad Waddenzee (OBW) made a study visit to Lower Saxony in preparation for the Trilateral Governmental Conference.
It was the first in-person meeting where all partners attended since the start of the pandemic for the partners of the Interreg project PROWAD Link.