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.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the ISWSS15 will now take place on 30 November to 3 December 2021.
World Fish Migration Day is a one day global celebration to create awareness on the importance of free flowing rivers and migratory fish.
In a collaboration with partners along the East Atlantic Flyway, headed by the UNEP/AEWA Secretariat, the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat released “A Call for Cooperation: Saving the Places Migratory Birds Call Home”.
The 2020 Wadden Sea Day will focus on the achievements of the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative since it was launched in 2012.
World Migratory Bird Day will be celebrated by people across the world on Saturday, 9 May with the theme “Birds Connect Our World”.