News – Neues aus der Wattenmeerregion
Fachleute sorgen sich um die Vielfalt des Wattenmeeres
Mehr als 150 Vertreter*innen aus Wissenschaft, Naturschutz und Politik trafen sich in Wilhelmshaven unter dem Motto „Lasst uns die biologische Vielfalt im Wattenmeer auf den Weg der Erholung bringen!“
CWSS-Oris partnership: Second Wadden Sea watch introduced at joint event on Fanø
The Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS) announced the renewal of the partnership with the Swiss watch manufacturer Oris at this year’s annual event themed “Change for the better” that took place on the Danish Wadden Sea island of Fanø on the 11 to 14 August.
Cooperation along the East Atlantic Flyway deepened in workshop on key threats and possible solutions
The Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative and its partners invited representatives from 15 flyway countries to a workshop in Dakar, Senegal, in July 2023. The aim was to discuss the key threats and possible solutions for migratory waterbird conservation along the East Atlantic Flyway.
Freemantle Highway incident underlines relevance of Wadden Sea’s PSSA designation
The Freemantle Highway has now been successfully towed to Eemshaven harbour. While the threat of an ecological catastrophe is not completely resolved, it has been reduced considerably.
Education for Sustainable Development certificate confirms quality of IWSS offers
Within the North German initiative "Norddeutsch und Nachhaltig - Mit Bildung Zukunft sichern" (NuN), the International Wadden Sea School (IWSS) has been re-certified as "Bildungspartner für Nachhaltigkeit" (educational partner for sustainable development).
Second Trilateral Swimway Conference confirmed for April 2024 and call for abstracts opened
Focusing on applying scientific evidence to manage human impacts on fish life cycles, the conference approach is to balance the outcomes of the latest research on fish life cycles with contributions on the practical implementation of scientific findings to dedicated and effective conservation efforts.
Bernard Baerends: „Only by joined forces”
Almost four years ago, in September 2019, Bernard Baerend took up the position as Executive Secretary of the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS). Now, end of June, his term has come to an end, and he will return to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Quality.
Koordinierte Zählungen bestätigen stetes Wachstum bei Kegelrobben im Wattenmeer
In den letzten fünf Jahren wuchs die Zahl der Kegelrobbenjungtiere in dieser Region jährlich um durchschnittlich 13 Prozent. Die Zahl der während des Fellwechsels gezählten erwachsenen Tiere nahm jährlich um 12 Prozent zu.
Registration open for the 2023 East Atlantic Flyway Youth Forum on storytelling
Effective communication is key when working with stakeholders from different backgrounds. It is imperative to understand each other’s perspectives to reach a consensus on how best to implement sustainable solutions. But how do we communicate effectively?
Korean delegation from Shinan County visit Wadden Sea
The tour was conducted in the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding between South Korea and the Trilateral Wadden Sea Cooperation, that was signed in 2009 and updated in May 2023.
Hamburg National Park Authority and CWSS meet on Jour Fixe
Upon invitation of the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS), the Hamburg Wadden Sea National Park Authority (NPV HH) visited the Wilhelmshaven office on 8 June for personal exchange.