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Glattdick aus 1936

In search of the “Phantom Sturgeon”

Another very challenging WWF project started in winter 2014/15 in the Transboundary Biosphere Reserve “Mura-Drava-Danube” (TBR MDD). It is trying to find evidence whether the ship sturgeon (Acipenser nudiventris), also called the “Phantom Sturgeon”, is actually extinct or whether there are ...
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Sterlets

Little sturgeons are hatching!

Great news from the WWF restocking project on the Danube in Bulgaria: on February, 18th 2015, small sterlets began to hatch on a farm in Montana, Bulgaria, which were bred for the WWF sturgeon restocking programme. The Sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus), which can also be found in the planned ...
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 European sturgeon (Huso huso)

Sturgeons in the Danube – on the brink of extinction

Sturgeons are an ancient migratory fish family which originated about 200 million years ago. The Danube River (especially in Romania and Bulgaria) preserves some of the most important sturgeon populations in the world. Within the planned Transboundary Biosphere Reserve “Mura-Drava-Danube” (TBR ...
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white-tailed eagle

Poisoning of white-tailed eagle must be stopped

Poisoning of white-tailed eagles has severely increased in the past few years in the territory of Special Nature Reserve Gornje Podunavlje in Serbia, which is part of the planned Transboundary Biosphere Reserve “Mura-Drava-Danube” (TBR MDD). 2014, a total of 9 white-tailed eagles were poisoned, ...
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Action for river protection: WWF celebrates 2nd Amazon of Europe Day across five countries

BIG JUMPs and various cross-border events in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Mura-Drava-Danube
Halbenrain/Austria, Apace/Slovenia, Križnica/Croatia, Gemenc/Hungary, Sombor/Serbia – July 14th, 2014 – Joined by EuroNatur and many local partner NGOs, WWF celebrated the second Amazon of Europe Day on 13 July with various events on the natural riverbanks of the Mura, Drava and Danube. ...
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