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WWF Spain. 2021. Potential wetlands to be restored in Mediterranean countries. Results from an online survey. Funded by the MAVA Foundation, in the framework of the project “Strengthening the Restoration of Mediterranean Wetlands for Nature and People”.
This survey and app have been produced in the framework of the project “Strengthening the Restoration of Mediterranean Wetlands for Nature and People” funded by the MAVA Foundation under the M3 Action Plan “Enhancing the conservation of coastal wetlands” between 2020 and 2022.
Wetland name: Estuario del Guadiana
Region: Algarve & Andalucia
Surface of the area affected by the restoration project (ha): 2,0
Natural / Artificial:
Coastal / Inland:
Project restoration phase: Proposed
Name(s) of the organisation(s) in charge of the restoration: ANP|WWF
Type of organization:
Types of wetlands that will be affected by the restoration:
Riparian forest or swamp forest
Type of degradation:
Changes in water regime
Chemical pollution of water
Disturbance of fauna
Negative effects on rare or endangered species
Causes of degradation:
Water abstraction/reduced water inflow
Needed restoration actions and techniques:
Control of water abstraction
Demolition (buildings, infrastructures, etc.)
Water pollution barriers
Control/ban of pesticides and fertilizers
Control/eradication of introduced/invasive species
Regulate/restrict access to or within the wetland
Type of stakeholders concerned:
Within a legally protected area:
If international, under which figure of protection?