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  • Focus on floodplains

    Focus on floodplains0

    The Danube Floodplain project aims to improve the transnational integrative water management and flood risk prevention while maximizing benefits for biodiversity conservation by restoring floodplains, combining classical and green infrastructure, natural retention measures, involving stakeholders. In the past decades, heavy alteration of wetland ecosystems characterized the land use. Since 1970, 90% of the global wetlands

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  • “It matters to me that I meet people where they are”

    “It matters to me that I meet people where they are”0

    He is citizen of Germany and mayor of a city in Romania: Dominic Fritz (37), originally from Lörrach in the Black Forest, has been at the helm of Timișoara City Hall since September 2020. Fritz used to be head of cabinet of former German President Horst Köhler and grew fond of the western Romanian city

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  • ”Our region must play its part in Europe’s green transition.”

    ”Our region must play its part in Europe’s green transition.”0

    Gergely Karácsony, Budapest’s green-liberal Lord Mayor since October 2019, comes from Hungary’s rural north-east. With the convinced cyclist came a new style of leadership in the city: residents should be involved in decisions as much as possible. In mid-May, he announced his participation in the opposition’s primary election for the 2022 parliamentary elections. An interview

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  • Acting for  environment and nature

    Acting for environment and nature0

    93 women and men from the Danube countries can call themselves Danube Guides. As special nature & culture guides for the Danube region, they are receiving further training and professionalisation in the project “Danube Guides Action”. The lead partner is the Danube Office Ulm/Neu-Ulm. The aim is to establish a cross-border Danube Guides network in

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