News – latest Wadden Sea stories
Final PROWAD Link partner meeting convened on Sylt
On 1 to 3 November 2022, the last partner meeting for the project, which will be concluded with the end of 2022, took place on the Wadden Sea Island of Sylt.
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.
Young Climate Action for World Heritage: First Workshop in the Wadden Sea
“Young Climate Action for World Heritage” is a youth project combining the topics UNESCO World Heritage and climate change with a focus on sustainable action.
Wadden Sea mindfulness exercises focus of PROWAD Link workshop
On 27 October 2022, an evaluation workshop organised by the Lower Saxon Wadden Sea National Park Authority took place with regional stakeholders.
Common Wadden Sea Secretariat turns 35
With the foundation of the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS) in 1987 by Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands, 35 years ago, an institutionalised structure began to form. A team of two, who began on 1 November 1987, has since grown to a team of nine.
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.
TWSC celebrates 25 years Wadden Sea Plan
The trilateral Wadden Sea Plan was adopted at the 8th Trilateral Governmental Conference in Stade in 1997.
Wadden Sea participates in annual MBP meeting and CEPA capacity building workshop in Saloum Delta
Coordinator of the International Wadden Sea School (IWSS), Anja Szczesinski, took part in the annual meeting of the Migratory Birds for People (MBP) network and a related capacity building workshop for communication, education and public awareness (CEPA) for visitor centres in West African countries along the flyway.
First Particularly Sensitive Sea Area in Europe turns 20
20 years ago, on 11 October 2002, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) designated the Wadden Sea as a Particularly Sensitive Sea Area (PSSA) .
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.
Wadden Sea Forum turned 20
The Forum of the Wadden Sea Region or Wadden Sea Forum (WSF) celebrated its 20th anniversary during its 42nd plenary meeting, which took place on 28-29 September in Wilhelmshaven.