European Oiled Wildlife Assistance
Rue du Cypres 7, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Marine pollution, Oil spills, Rehabilitation of marine life
EUROWA is a network of European oiled wildlife response experts who are working together to improve professionalism in marine wildlife emergency response. EUROWA have been building their network of wildlife professionals for many years and with the help of EU Civil Protection funding through the EUROWA-1 and EUROWA-2 projects, in order to combat the devastating impact of marine pollution events such as oil spills on marine life and local communities. EUROWA’s aim is to provide a well-disciplined, coordinated, and professional wildlife response team consisting of experts and their equipment, which can quickly be put together and sent to assist a European country that is facing a wildlife emergency.