National workshop for law enforcement authorities in Serbia

At the end of October, WWF Serbia with the support of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, held a one-day workshop: „Improving the implementation of the national laws for protection and conservation of sturgeon species“, as part of the „LIFE for Danube Sturgeons“ project. The workshop was attended by representatives of the Ministry for Environmental Protection, […]
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The status of Sturgeon will be revised in the new Red Book of Ukraine

Inna Hoch, ichthyologist and sturgeon expert in the project “LIFE for Danube Sturgeons”, joined the group of experts who will work on the new edition of the Red Book of Ukraine. According to the national legislation, the Government of Ukraine has to publish a new edition of the Red  Book at least once every 10 […]
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National Ukrainian Workshop for Law Enforcement Agencies on the Legal Framework for Protection of Wild Sturgeons

On May 10 in Kiev, more than thirty representatives from key law enforcement agencies, scientific institutions and other important stakeholders, gathered at a national workshop, organised by WWF Ukraine, on the topic: “Existing national legislation on protection, breeding and trade of sturgeons in Ukraine”. Prior to the event, as part of the “LIFE for Danube […]
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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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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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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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