• Why the sturgeon is a special fish for the Danube

    Why the sturgeon is a special fish for the Danube0

    Threatened by illegal fishing and caviar trade Sturgeons represent a natural heritage of the Danube River Basin and key indicator species for high ecological quality of rivers. Their dramatic decline in the last decades has become an issue of basin-wide importance that got the attention of the Danube countries and the European Commission. Through the

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  • A sign of international solidarity in times of Corona

    A sign of international solidarity in times of Corona0

    The Institute for Virtual and Real Learning in Adult Education at the University of Ulm (ILEU) e.V. invites to dialogue. Necessary physical distance in Corona times is not the same as social distance! Under this premise, ILEU e.V. from Ulm as the coordinator of the educational network “Danube-Networkers” invites since the end of February on

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  • The “Hydropower Plant” of interregional Danube projects

    The “Hydropower Plant” of interregional Danube projects0

    The Danube Offi ce Ulm/Neu-Ulm has long been an important partner and source of information for danube connects – after all, it has been acting as a project agency for interregional cooperation since 2002 and supports encounters and exchanges in the whole Danube region. Our readers have certainly already come across the biennial Danube Festival

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  • International Danube Project “Art on the River”0

    The differences between two generations of artists “Art on the River” (“Kunst am Strom”) brings together artists and curators from the Danube region. The project aims at presenting various artistic positions from the Danube countries, which will be shown in a travelling ex- hibition in 2020 and 2021. What’s more, artists and curators will meet

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  • Wild Islands – Protecting Danube areas across borders

    Wild Islands – Protecting Danube areas across borders0

    DANUBEPARKS, the network of Danube protected areas, was established in 2007. Its aim is to unite all protected areas along the Danube, all facing the same challenges, in order to achieve common nature conservation objectives better and more efficiently through increased cooperation. “Cross-border and transnational cooperation is an indispensable part of this work. Nature does

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  • Let’s magnetize young talents to the Danube Region!

    Let’s magnetize young talents to the Danube Region!0

    How to attract best talents? 18 cities in the Danube Region currently are developing innovative tools to attract and retain locally talented young workforce. The European Union fi nancially supports this project to prevent talented young people to have to go abroad to study or to fi nd work in the capital or in other

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