ConnectGREEN Restoring and managing ecological corridors in mountains as the green infrastructure in the Danube basin

  • ConnectGREEN - What do local people think about large carnivores in Hungary?
    - 02-07-2020
    What do local people think about large carnivores in Hungary?

    Northern-Bükk region, Hungary. Students from the Hungarian Szent István University have developed a complex landscape protection and development plan, which focuses on the further development of 10 Hungarian villages in consideration of the...

  • ConnectGREEN - Ecological corridors gain media attention in Slovakia
    - 30-06-2020
    Ecological corridors gain media attention in Slovakia

    Bratislava, Slovakia. June 30th, 2020. As the Slovakian ConnectGREEN taskforce has been undergoing intensive fieldwork for mapping ecological corridors and barriers, national media has kept an eye on their efforts. As a result, ecological...

  • ConnectGREEN - Ecological corridors workshop brings together Romanian authorities, academia, PAs, experts, NGOs
    - 30-04-2020
    Ecological corridors workshop brings together Romanian authorities, academia, PAs, experts, NGOs

    Romania. April 2020. The virtual workshop focusing on next steps for ecological corridors in Romania brought together 30 participants from Romanian authorities (three ministries: Environment, Spatial Planning and, respectively, Transportation, as...

  • ConnectGREEN - From e-corridors to eco-corridors
    - 30-04-2020
    From e-corridors to eco-corridors

    Serbia, 15th April 2020: Work on the ConnectGREEN project continues as the Second National Workshop on the Strategy of Ecological Corridors for the Carpathian countries turned online to move discussions further. As the song goes, the show...

  • ConnectGREEN - A1 Motorway: Romanian Road Authority accepts environmentalists' solution
    - 28-04-2020
    A1 Motorway: Romanian Road Authority accepts environmentalists' solution

    Romania. April 2020. For the last kilometers that are still to be built as part of A1 Motorway, also known as the Lugoj-Deva Highway, the Romanian road authorities (CNAIR – National Company for the Management of Road Infrastructure) support the...

  • ConnectGREEN - News from before COVID-19 lockdown - Zoological Days Conference in Olomouc
    - 23-04-2020
    News from before COVID-19 lockdown - Zoological Days Conference in Olomouc

    Ecological corridor model presented at the Zoological Days Conference in Olomouc, Czech Republic, 6-7 February 2020. Representatives of the ConnectGREEN Project Partner Silva Tarouca Research Institute for Landscape and Ornamental Gardening...

  • ConnectGREEN - The story of a survivor: "Tripod" the three-legged wolf
    - 16-04-2020
    The story of a survivor: "Tripod" the three-legged wolf

    April 2020. Slovakia, Muranska Planina National Park. Tripod is one of Slovakia's 300-600 wolves, but he is one who not only survived a car crash where he lost one leg, but continued life in the wilderness thanks to his pack, a pack which did not...

  • ConnectGREEN - A legend caught on camera: the wolf! Piatra Craiului National Park - Romania
    - 08-04-2020
    A legend caught on camera: the wolf! Piatra Craiului National Park - Romania

    April 2020. Romania, Piatra Craiului National Park. The National Park with a fairytale name - in Romanian language "Piatra Craiului" translates as "the Rock of the Prince" - does justice to its name not only by the breath-taking landscape but...

  • ConnectGREEN - ConnectGREEN 2.0: eco-corridors in times of online meetings
    - 03-04-2020
    ConnectGREEN 2.0: eco-corridors in times of online meetings

    March 31st, 2020. Virtual world Social distancing has become the responsible way to go in the current times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Adaptation, therefore, is a must. That is why the Interreg DTP ConnectGREEN project held its first...

  • ConnectGREEN - Coping with the times: the Carpathian Convention went online for its latest meeting
    - 13-03-2020
    Coping with the times: the Carpathian Convention went online for its latest meeting

    March 10-11, 2020. Virtual world In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the precautionary principle was applied as the members of the Carpathian Convention Working Groups on Biodiversity and Sustainable Transport, and of the Steering...

  • ConnectGREEN - How to communicate the problematic aspects related to large carnivores?
    - 11-02-2020
    How to communicate the problematic aspects related to large carnivores?

    Communication – whether aimed towards stakeholders, project partnerrs or the wider public – is a very important part of every project, and ConnectGREEN isn’t an exception. What would we do with all our findings and research if we couldn’t present...

  • ConnectGREEN - An eco-corridor into the Carpathian Convention
    - 17-12-2019
    An eco-corridor into the Carpathian Convention

    December 11-13, 2019. Budapest, Hungary. Winter might be a freezing season, but not so enough to freeze the operations of the ConnectGREEN project, funded by Interreg DTP. Thus, between 11 and 13 December, representatives from the project...

  • ConnectGREEN - Expert in large mammals on Serbia's journey towards establishing an ecological network
    - 25-11-2019
    Expert in large mammals on Serbia's journey towards establishing an ecological network

    November 25th 2019. Serbia. In an interview for ConnectGREEN, Mr. Vladan Bjedov, expert in large mammals and ecological connectivity at the Institute for Nature Conservation of Serbia, discusses the status of the ecological network in his...

  • ConnectGREEN - “Ecological connectivity” becomes a regular topic on national TV due to Serbian ConnectGREEN team
    - 01-11-2019
    “Ecological connectivity” becomes a regular topic on national TV due to Serbian ConnectGREEN team

    November 1st, 2019. Belgrade, Serbia. The TV set of Serbian National Television (RTS 2) host a team of representatives of the ConnectGREEN project who are today’s guests of the “Edu Global” show. Mrs. Marina Nenkovic-Riznic from IAUS (Institute...

  • ConnectGREEN - Project introduced to Romania’s top planners at prestigious national conference on urban and territorial development
    - 24-10-2019
    Project introduced to Romania’s top planners at prestigious national conference on urban and territorial development

    October 24th 2019. Bucharest, Romania. ConnectGREEN project was introduced to highest-level decision-makers and specialists in urban and territorial development, with the occasion of the 16th edition of the prestigious national research...

  • ConnectGREEN - Field Monitoring of Ecological Corridors is Under Preparation
    - 15-10-2019
    Field Monitoring of Ecological Corridors is Under Preparation

    October 2019. South-Western Carpathians, Romania.  Preparation for data collection from ecological corridors in Romania is in full operation, as WWF Romania’s field experts are actively testing monitoring tools in the field. We have already...

  • ConnectGREEN - Representatives of Djerdap National Park Host Children's Workshop
    - 08-10-2019
    Representatives of Djerdap National Park Host Children's Workshop

    On October 7, 2019, representatives of PE "Djerdap National Park" held a workshop at Kindergarten Marija Muncan in Donji Milanovac, Serbia, as a way to promote the ConnectGREEN project. ConnectGREEN is a project dedicated to improving ecological...

  • ConnectGREEN - ConnectGREEN partners connect in Budapest
    - 25-09-2019
    ConnectGREEN partners connect in Budapest

    September 25th, 2019. Budapest, Hungary. ConnectGREEN project partners join in order to look back at the first project year and to bring project work further, by sharing knowledge and planning ahead. Over 30 representatives of various project...

  • ConnectGREEN - Ema. Ľubo. Iwo... Let Animals Wander in the Countryside.
    - 18-09-2019
    Ema. Ľubo. Iwo... Let Animals Wander in the Countryside.

    I am Ema. You recently attracted me by the smell of apples, fish and corn. You caught me and put a telemetry collar on me. But I don’t blame you. I know that you just want to help me. Because we have a problem. Your roads, growing cities, fields...

  • ConnectGREEN - The National Ecological Network and its important role in Hungarian spatial planning
    - 06-06-2019
    The National Ecological Network and its important role in Hungarian spatial planning

    Conservation of ecologically valuable habitats can only be achieved as a result of the effective cooperation of nature conservation and spatial planning. In Hungary, this joint work is guided by the National Spatial Plan and the related Act,...

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