One Year of Project Work for Sturgeons – A Monitoring Visit in Ukraine

  This years’ project monitoring visit – an annual initiative of the European Commission to assess progress on its LIFE projects through contracted experts – was held in Ukraine, between the 10th and 12th of October, 2017. “LIFE for Danube Sturgeons” is one of the very few LIFE projects in which organisations from non-EU countries […]
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WWF’s Sturgeon Team Goes to citiZen Conference

Young people from Tulcea, Romania, had the opportunity to learn about  one of the most unusual inhabitants of the Danube – the sturgeons Cristina Munteanu, Project Coordinator at WWF-Romania,  presented the significance of protecting the ancient Danube species at the Civil Conference organized in Galati by Cristina Diaconu. Cristina Diaconu is among the outstanding students […]
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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, the WWF-Ukraine expert Inna Hoch provided the guards with an external rotating IP […]
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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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WWF launches last-ditch effort to save the world’s wild sturgeons

  Vienna, Austria – With most sturgeon species heading for extinction, WWF today announced a new global strategy to tackle the threats facing the world’s most endangered group of fish at the 8th International Symposium on Sturgeons taking place in Vienna this week. Over the past 50 years, sturgeon populations have collapsed around the world due to […]
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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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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” 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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