About 395,000 breeding pairs of coastal breeding birds occur in the transnational Wadden Sea, of which 75% inhabit the islands and Halligen.
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.
Extreme heat events, temperature increase and sea level rise could be the key stressors of climate change, which will affect the Wadden Sea World Heritage site.
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.