WLI blog

Participation of our intern Adil Boulahia in a new initiative: the Flight Of The Osprey !

By Adil Boulahia / 19th September 2019

WLI supports the flight of Osprey   Wetland Link International is proud to support and collaborate with the incredible Sacha Dench, the first woman to cross the Channel by Paramotor. We are delighted to be part of the Conservation without Borders advisory team. Sacha has confirmed her bold new project to follow the osprey migration route next fall…

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Adil in WWT offices

WLI intern 2019/2020 “The chance to learn”

By Connor Walsh / 16th July 2019

“The chance to learn”   Originally from a beautiful country in North Africa called Morocco. I have always been a fan of nature and its wonders. As a lawyer by training, I wanted to make an academic transition to a field that would be more meaningful to me. In 2016 I had the merit of…

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Steart Marshes, Somerset, UK

By Chris Rostron / 31st December 2017

As part of the internship at Wetland Link International (WLI) at WWT Slimbridge, together with Kane Brides, Monitoring Assistant and Russell Frew, student in practice, I had the opportunity to visit the latest WWT centre open to the public: Steart Marshes, located in Somerset, UK. Steart is a rural site on the south west coast…

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Russia and central Asia meet in London

By Chris Rostron / 14th August 2013

I met with Irina Kamennova (Wetlands International Russia) and Lew Young (Ramsar regional advisor for Asia) at the London Wetland Centre – we spent a productive couple of hours exploring the site, along with their respective children, who particularly enjoyed the playground.  We (the adults!) discussed options for sharing materials and ideas for communication in…

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Invasive pest plants!

By Chris Rostron / 14th August 2013

Whilst at the London Wetland Centre I saw the new exhibit showing examples of invasive wetland plants – a problem experienced across the globe nowadays, with the increased movement of people, and of plants for horticulture.  We commonly see waterways crowded with non-native plants, which out-compete native plants and are not as useful for our…

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