MEASURES Managing and restoring aquatic EcologicAl corridors for migratory fiSh species in the danUbe RivEr baSin

  • MEASURES - Good news are coming in from Hungary!
    - 28-09-2019
    Good news are coming in from Hungary!

    Our colleagues from Hungary are continuing their work at the building site of the sturgeon hatchery, hoping that the progress will allow them to start raising their own broodstock as soon as possible. Here is the current status of the...

  • MEASURES - Meat the Team: Karlovac University of Applied Sciences
    - 20-09-2019
    Meat the Team: Karlovac University of Applied Sciences

    The members of the MEASURES team from Karlovac University of Applied Sciences come from its Department of Wildlife Management and Nature Conservation. The Department was set up in 1999 and it has been actively engaged in both scientific and field...

  • MEASURES - August 2019 – a summer month focused on the sturgeons’ cause.
    - 31-08-2019
    August 2019 – a summer month focused on the sturgeons’ cause.

      It began with the EUSDR (Danube Region Strategy) team supporting our efforts to publicly present the goals of our MEASURES project. The EUSDR team helped us to draw attention upon the MEASURES programme by posting the project’s story on...

  • MEASURES - THE FILM
    - 27-08-2019
    THE FILM

    Synopsis of the project activities to-date.                       Join us in exploring our efforts to conservate the Danube sturgeons and visualise our pilot-project in the...

  • MEASURES - Meet the team: WWF Bulgaria
    - 24-07-2019
    Meet the team: WWF Bulgaria

      WWF has been active in Bulgaria since the early 1990s. Conservation activities initially focused on the lower Danube and its tributaries, but have expanded into a comprehensive programme that includes work on forest protection and...

  • MEASURES - 2019 Danube Day celebrated with the first Nature Triathlon “Free Danube”
    - 04-07-2019
    2019 Danube Day celebrated with the first Nature Triathlon “Free Danube”

    We congratulate our Bulgarian team who organized the first Nature Triathlon “Free Danube”. It was held in the city of Ruse, Bulgaria, on the 29th of June. Nearly 70 participants, residents and visitors of the city of Ruse, took part in this green...

  • MEASURES - Coordination meeting – June 25th 2019, Vienna
    - 28-06-2019
    Coordination meeting – June 25th 2019, Vienna

    After one year through our endeavour, the “Sturgeon Team” gathered at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) headquarters in Vienna to summarize the achievements and further planning of the remaining two years of project...

  • MEASURES - MEET THE TEAM: WWF Romania
    - 10-06-2019
    MEET THE TEAM: WWF Romania

    WWF has been working in Romania since the 1990s and registered its office in 2006. Its main objectives are the conservation and restoration of biodiversity and ensuring sustainable development in the Danube-Carpathian region, called also the...

  • MEASURES - 22th of May: International Day for Biological Diversity
    - 23-05-2019
    22th of May: International Day for Biological Diversity

    EU states endorse urgently needed sturgeon action plan to save critically endangered species After decades of plummeting numbers due to poaching and habitat loss, Europe’s sturgeons have been given a sign of hope today. The European...

  • MEASURES - MEET THE TEAM: NAIK HAKI - National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre, Research Institute for Fisheries and Aquaculture
    - 10-05-2019
    MEET THE TEAM: NAIK HAKI - National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre, Research Institute for Fisheries and Aquaculture

    The Research Institute for Fisheries and Aquaculture (Hungarian acronym is HAKI) is a governmental organisation that has been established in 1953 at Szarvas. The institute was upgraded in the frame of an FAO/UNDP programme between 1975 and 1980,...

  • MEASURES - MEASURES - Pilot Stocking of Russian Sturgeon and Sterlet in Romania and Hungary
    - 24-04-2019
    MEASURES - Pilot Stocking of Russian Sturgeon and Sterlet in Romania and Hungary

    Danube River fauna was enriched this month, as three important sturgeon stocking events have taken place in Isaccea (Romania) and Baja and Ercsi (Hungary). The aim of this activity is to save and strengthen two highly endangered Danube sturgeon...

  • MEASURES - MEASURES - MEET THE TEAM: DDNI, DANUBE DELTA NATIONAL INSTITUTE
    - 22-04-2019
    MEASURES - MEET THE TEAM: DDNI, DANUBE DELTA NATIONAL INSTITUTE

    The Danube Delta National Institute for Research and Development (DDNI) was established in 1970 and its main objective is conducting fundamental and applied research for scientific support of the management of the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve...

  • MEASURES - Karlovac University of Applied Sciences hosts the first national stakeholder workshop in Croatia
    - 22-03-2019
    Karlovac University of Applied Sciences hosts the first national stakeholder workshop in Croatia

    Karlovac University of Applied Sciences organised the first national workshop for stakeholders on 8 March 2019. The primary goal of the workshop was to gather all the relevant Croatian stakeholders to join their efforts and knowledge in order to...

  • MEASURES - Field survey of potential wintering habitats on Sava river
    - 21-03-2019
    Field survey of potential wintering habitats on Sava river

    In the beginning of March a team of 2 members from Institute REVIVO and 2 from Karlovac University (VUKA) gathered in the cold morning hours of early March to perform wintering habitat mapping for sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus), nase (Chondrostoma...

  • MEASURES - The journey of sturgeons restocking in the Danube
    - 18-03-2019
    The journey of sturgeons restocking in the Danube

    Restocking is a common method to increase the natural population size of intensively utilized fish species. But if it is conducted for conservation purposes it is not as easy as it seems. Let see the journey behind the fish, waiting to be...

  • MEASURES - MEET THE TEAM: IBRA, INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY BUCHAREST, ROMANIAN ACADEMY
    - 15-03-2019
    MEET THE TEAM: IBRA, INSTITUTE OF BIOLOGY BUCHAREST, ROMANIAN ACADEMY

    The Institute of Biology was established along several stages, starting 1949, when several departments were set up, in 1954 other three departments were added, and in 1957 all these laboratories were gathered to establish the first Center of...

  • MEASURES - National stakeholders from Romania met for the first National Workshop
    - 11-03-2019
    National stakeholders from Romania met for the first National Workshop

    The end of February was welcomed by the Romanian project team within the Romanian Academy, where representatives of stakeholders interested in the Danube sturgeon topic gathered for the first national workshop project. The purpose of the event...

  • MEASURES - MEET THE TEAM: REVIVO, Institute for ichthyological and ecological research
    - 18-02-2019
    MEET THE TEAM: REVIVO, Institute for ichthyological and ecological research

    Institute Revivo is a young and ambitious non-profit NGO from Slovenia, established in November 2015. Our team consist of innovative, out of the box thinking and experienced scientists from different fields of natural sciences. Unfearful desire...

  • MEASURES - Field survey of potential wintering habitats on Mura river
    - 14-02-2019
    Field survey of potential wintering habitats on Mura river

    This week, Institute REVIVO team started the field work activities for MEASURES project in the upper part of the Mura river in Slovenia. We’re mapping potential wintering habitats for sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus), nase (Chondrostoma nasus),...

  • MEASURES - Meet the Team: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
    - 21-01-2019
    Meet the Team: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

    The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) perceives itself as a teaching and research center for renewable resources, which are necessary for human life. It is BOKU's objective to help make a considerable contribution to the...

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