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” organised 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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The First Project’s Stakeholders Meeting Held in Romania

  ROMANIA, 14 June 2017 – The first stakeholders meeting of many planned within the ‘LIFE for Danube Sturgeons’ project took place in Romania. On Wednesday, 14th of June 2017, WWF-DCP-Romania hosted the event together with DDBRA, which is another of the project’s partners, welcoming the representatives of the Romanian Police, Border Police and the […]
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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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Ukraine and Romania Have Come Together to Save the Sturgeons

A high level meeting organised by WWF in Ukraine brought together experts, relevant authorities and environmental groups from Ukraine and Romania to discuss how to save the Danube and Black Sea populations of sturgeon. Sturgeon species have been around since the time of the dinosaurs, 200 million years ago, but for the past few decades their […]
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LIFE Programme: Celebrating 25 Years of Support for the European Nature

Brussels – The EU celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the LIFE Programme and of the Habitats Directive with events held throughout the months of May and June. All ongoing LIFE-funded projects were invited to host an open day where to communicate the importance of both instruments, raise awareness about the EU nature legal measures and programmes and celebrate […]
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LIFE for Danube Sturgeons Brings New Hope for Survival of These Unique Fish

Sturgeons are the most endangered fish worldwide, with few natural habitats left for them to call home. To enable the conservation of these precious fish in the Lower Danube and North-Western Black Sea, a new project has just been started with financial support by LIFE, the EU’s funding instrument for the environment. The project area […]
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