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25th November, 2022

Over 250 Wadden Sea stakeholders to meet at upcoming Trilateral Governmental Conference

Every three to four years, national and regional authorities, scientific institutions, and environmental NGOs engage in topics of paramount importance for the protection of the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site.

9th November, 2022

Experts on salt marshes and dunes met on Fanø

Once per year, the members of the Expert Group Salt Marshes and Dunes (EG-SMD) meet to discuss the newest research conducted and management measures taken in relation to different habitats in the Wadden Sea.

7th November, 2022

TMAP workshop conducted on subtidal habitats

From 2 to 3 November 2022, 16 trilateral experts held a workshop on “subtidal habitats” in the framework of the Trilateral Monitoring and Assessment Programme (TMAP) in Büsum, Germany.

1st November, 2022

Decrease in number of harbour seals observed in the Wadden Sea

Harbour seals, the most well-known seal species in the Wadden Sea, are monitored annually through aerial surveys that cover the entire Wadden Sea World Heritage site and the island of Helgoland.

24th October, 2022

TWSC celebrates 25 years Wadden Sea Plan

The trilateral Wadden Sea Plan was adopted at the 8th Trilateral Governmental Conference in Stade in 1997.

8th October, 2022

Dim the lights for World Migratory Bird Day 2022

"Dim the light for birds at night!" is the slogan of World Migratory Bird Day 2022 (WMBD). The aim of this year's campaign is to highlight the negative impact that Artificial Light at Night (ALAN) can have on many nocturnally migrating bird species.

23rd September, 2022

Wadden Sea serves as pilot region to UNESCO on environmental DNA sampling

The UNESCO World Heritage Centre in Paris is conducting a global citizen science initiative on environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling in the UNESCO World Heritage marine sites.

9th September, 2022

SHIRE partners discuss study results on fish species occurence in past 500 years

In the past months, an international team of experts and students worked on the reconstruction of the historical fish assemblage of the Wadden Sea