Observation of Sturgeon Poaching in Ukraine Is No Longer Mission Impossible

WWF-Ukraine donated a modern surveillance camera to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine The border guards of the Vylkove department in Ukraine now have a new assistant in the prevention of illegal fishing of Red List species, primarily sturgeons. In September, WWF-Ukraine expert Inna Hoch provided the guards with an external rotating IP camera. […]
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“LIFE for Danube Sturgeons” at ISS8 – one of the most critical projects for saving the Danube’s sturgeons

From 10th to 16th September 2017, the International Symposium on Sturgeons took place for the eighth time, this year at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria. The project “LIFE for Danube Sturgeons” once again stood out as particularly important for the survival of the last remaining sturgeon species in the area […]
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The sturgeons arrived to RowmaniaFest 2017, in Tulcea

It is a little past 9:00am when the Tulcea seafront began to attract the early-rising visitors. The end of summer found us exactly where we had been for the past 6 years, close to the people from Tulcea and our friends from Asociația Mila 23 Ivan Patzaichin, at RowmaniaFest 2017. At this year’s edition of […]
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”LIFE for Danube Sturgeons” Goes to ISS8 in Vienna

  The International Symposium on Sturgeons (ISS) is one of the most significant events that gathers experts from all over the world to catch up on the developments in conservation of sturgeon populations and to discuss old and new challenges that threat sturgeon stocks worldwide. The team of “LIFE for Danube Sturgeons” will not miss on the […]
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Sturgeons at the Canoe Competition on Dâmbovița

Sturgeons became the celebrities of Dâmbovița River on Saturday, 29th of July, 2017, at the third edition of the Dâmbovița Smart River event, which was held in front of the National Library of Bucharest. The event is part of a series of measures whose purpose is to address the environmental restoration in the midst of […]
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Celebrating Danube Day with Local Communities in Serbia, Bulgaria and Ukraine

  On 29 June – when the Danube Day is being celebrated in the 14 river basin countries – the project partners of LIFE for Danube Sturgeons organized and participated in events aimed to put sturgeons on focus in several key fishing communities. While the celebrations were scaled down locally in Serbia, Bulgaria and Ukraine, […]
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LIFE INFODAY in Bucharest

Image of the Botanical Garden of Bucharest © Ministerul Mediului – Romania   Bucharest – June 7th & 8th, 2017, The Romanian Ministry of Environment, LIFE National Contact Point (NCP), held the “LIFE Infoday” event at the Botanical Garden in Bucharest to celebrate 25 years of LIFE Programme and the EU Habitats Directive. The event […]
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Successful Sturgeon Projects Presented to More Than 500 Potential LIFE Applicants

  On the 31st of May, Jutta Jahrl, currently Project Manager of “LIFE for Danube Sturgeons’’ was given the opportunity to present two LIFE funded WWF projects with focus on sturgeon: “Joint actions to raise awareness on overexploitation of Danube sturgeons in Romania and Bulgaria” (2012-2015) and the follow-up “Sustainable protection of lower Danube sturgeons […]
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