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Discover the actions, projects and experiences carried out by the members of the Continental Aquatic Ecosystems Network

Cooperation across borders along Mura, Drava and Danube

The 5-country Biosphere Reserve Mura-Drava-Danube (TBR MDD) is an initiative to jointly protect the most natural stretches of Mura and Drava together with the adjacent Danube section, in a cooperation of five countries: Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary and Serbia....

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Improving the resilience in economies: the CLINOMICS project

One major concern of TEBR is the effects of climate change. For this reason, TEBR has been participating in a LIFE called CLINOMICS with other territories of Catalonia since 2016. This project tries to improve the resilience of local economies, particularly in the...

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Samarskaya Luka Park

Samarskaya Luka is the ark of conservation of nature of the Middle Volga. The unique Middle Volga bend has been bestowed on us by nature. Here, in a small area, the centuries-old history of the Russian state and the most valuable, unique nature are tangled together....

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Management of the canoeing activity on the Gardon River

Within the Gorges du Gardon BR, there are 8 more or less developed canoeing sites, that were built without authorization, despite the designated area and water legislation. More than 1,000 canoes belonging to 5 professionals paddle in the gorges. Most of the trips are...

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Middle Elbe large-scale nature conservation project

A significant contribution to the sustainable development of the biosphere reserve is made by federally funded large-scale conservation projects, some of which are ongoing, and some of which have already been completed.The objective of the Middle Elbe large-scale...

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Ecological restoration of the former gravel pit in Veyrignac

The Dordogne basin Biosphere Reserve is characterised by major dam chains on the Dordogne River and its tributaries. To reduce the impact of the numerous dams on aquatic habitats and water uses, a non-profit organisation was founded in 2013 by EDF and EPIDOR (IBD or...

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2018 – Great Rivers Forum in Wuhan

In October 2018, a number of biosphere reserves have been invited by UNESCO to participate in the Wuhan Forum in China, dedicated to the management and protection of the world's major rivers; the Nile, the Amazon, the Mississippi, the Danube, the Niger, the Rio...

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Wels catfish monitoring

Wels catfish (Silurus glanis) is the largest freshwater fish in Europe. Over the past 50 years, through deliberate or accidental introduction, this species -  formerly native to eastern and central parts of the continent (particularly the Danube) - has colonised most...

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Migratory fish

The Dordogne basin is part of the last river-estuarine system that still supports all 8 species of migratory amphihaline fish in Europe, with the most famous being the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), the Shad (Alosa alosa), the Sea lamprey (P marinus), the European...

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