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2nd March, 2021

New research demonstrates crucial role of World Heritage marine sites in fighting climate change

UNESCO released the first global scientific assessment of its World Heritage marine sites’ blue carbon ecosystems, highlighting the critical environmental value of these habitats.

22nd January, 2021

New report on breeding birds in the Wadden Sea published

About 395,000 breeding pairs of coastal breeding birds occur in the transnational Wadden Sea, of which 75% inhabit the islands and Halligen.

21st January, 2021

Avian flu in the Wadden Sea World Heritage

Information on the current animal disease situation and the developments of avian influenza viruses in the Wadden Sea World Heritage.

16th December, 2020

First results of 2020 flyway count published

In January 2020 the third Total Count of the East Atlantic Flyway was organized. The now published compilation of national reports gives a first overview of the bird numbers counted in 32 countries along the Flyway.

26th November, 2020

Online session for the Wadden Sea Board highlights pressing topics in the trilateral cooperation

On 19 November 2020 the Wadden Sea Board chair, members and advisors as well as the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat (CWSS) came together in a 2-hour online session.

9th November, 2020

Experts observe a stable harbour seal population in the Wadden Sea

In August 2020, 28,352 harbour seals were counted in the Danish-Dutch-German Wadden Sea and Helgoland. This is the highest count yet recorded since 1975.

4th November, 2020

15th International Scientific Wadden Sea Symposium postponed to end of 2021

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the ISWSS15 will now take place on 30 November to 3 December 2021.