• ”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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  • Towns and villages tell green stories

    Towns and villages tell green stories0

    Which stories have worked well for you? What innovations have you come up with that are good for the climate? Exchanging on all kinds of climate protection projects in municipalities – that was the aim of the municipal climate congress organised in May by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of the Environment, the City of Ulm and

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  • I feel Slovenia!

    I feel Slovenia!0

    My colleague Sabine Geller are on our way to explore Slovenia, one of the “greenest countries in Europe”. Sustainable tourism is very important in this relatively small EU country with its 20.000 km2 and about two million inhabitants. We want our road trip from Ulm to be sustainable. We start our trip in Jettingen-Scheppach with

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  • GoZero Danube

    GoZero Danube0

    The Danube, the most multinational river in the world, is constantly facing new dangers: One of the biggest pollution hazards is microplastics – it threatens fish and fish larvae in particular. It is estimated that around 40 tonnes of microplastics, i.e. pieces of plastic with a diameter of five millimeters or less, are transported through

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  • Schallaburg – a journey along the Danube

    Schallaburg – a journey along the Danube0

    Is it possible to plan a “shorttrip” along the whole Danube? Thanks to a current exhibition in Schallaburg in Lower Austria, it is! Danube Connects has set out on a journey from the Danube’s mouth to Schallaburg and on to Donaueschingen to discover the secrets of the second longest river in Europe. “2840 kilometres to

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