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  • Contrat de rivière pour l'Ourthe

    A River Contract ... is a voluntary publicity campaign for actors and private individuals who commit, each within the framework of their responsibilities, to visible objects to reconcile the multiple functions and uses of watercourses and their surroundings. and the water resources of the basin. The project uses a participatory and consensual approach, which materialized by the constitution of a River Committee and working groups. The participation of as many water users as possible is a guarantee of success.
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  • The Living Danube Partnership

    The Living Danube Partnership is a unique, cross?sectoral partnership that has brought together WWF, CEE, the CocaCola Foundation and the CocaCola system as well as the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) to promote the conservation and restoration of wetlands in the Danube basin. Supported by a $4.4 million (€3.73 million) grant from The Coca?Cola Foundation, the eight?year partnership has sought to restore vital wetlands,...
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  • DESIRE: Development of sustainable peatland management - Neman river

    DESIRE: Development of sustainable peatland management by restoration and paludiculture for nutrient retention in the Neman river catchment The project „DESIRE“, supported by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014-2020 for 2.5 years, started in January 2019. The project is confirmed as a flagship project of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, Policy Area Nutri and strongly contributes to the aims of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme.
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  • Save Polesia – Europe’s Amazon

    An environmental catastrophe looms over Polesia, Europe’s largest wetland wilderness. Governments want to create a 2,000 km long navigable waterway connecting the Black Sea and the Baltic, that would cut through the heart of the region. Constructing the so-called ‘E40’ waterway would require dredging, damming, straightening, and deepening of pristine rivers. This would lead to the destruction of enormous floodplains and wetlands, home to rare animals and plants, including eagles, bison, bears, wolves and lynx.
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  • Budarin State Wildlife Refuge (zoological)

    Budarin State Wildlife Refuge - created in 1967. The area of the reserve is 80,000 hectares. The reserve is located in the West Kazakhstan region, Akzhaik and Zelenovsky districts. The main task of the reserve is the protection of waterfowl lake birds and upland game, settlement in artificial reservoirs of the Ural-Kushum irrigation system. Under the jurisdiction of the Committee for Forestry and Wildlife of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan
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  • Ag-gol national park. Bird paradise (Ramsar site ID 1075)
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  • Voronezhsky Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO-MAB)

    Biosphere Reserve "Voronezhsky" is located in two regions of the Russian Federation (Lipetsk and Voronezh regions) and five municipalities (Usmansky, Verhne-Khavsky, Ramonsky, Novousmansky municipal districts and the Railway urban district of Voronezh city). Many rural settlements are located directly at the borders of the BR.
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