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Best Practices of Climate Change Adaptation in the Wadden Sea Region

Date: 26. - 27. September 2017
Website: http://waddenclimateadaptation.eu/
Place: UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea Visitor Centre, Wilhelmshaven, GERMANY
Description: The Trilateral Task Group Climate of Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands invites professionals, policy makers, students, scholars and managers in the fields of nature conservation, spatial planning and coastal risk management to the workshop on “Climate Change Adaptation in the Wadden Sea Region”.

The goals of the workshop are to: 

  • Enhance and strengthen the trilateral network of experts working on climate change in the field of nature conservation and coastal risk management.
  • Facilitate exchange of knowledge between the three Wadden Sea states.
  • Gather input for the evaluation of the trilateral climate change adaptation strategy.
  • Link climate change adaptation to the UNESCO World Heritage goals e.g. sustaining the Outstanding Universal Value and Integrity of the Wadden Sea.

The workshop consists of plenary sessions and parallel sub-sessions for debating on innovative coastal defence, nature conservation and integrated projects and strategies. 

An excursion is planned to the salt marsh restoration site “Langwarder Groden” near Wilhelmshaven in the afternoon of 27 September 2017.
Contact: Ytsen Deelstra
E-Mail: ytsen@wing.nl
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