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July Summer School on Biosphere Reserves: register now!

Are you a junior officer in a Biosphere Reserve (BR) of the MAB/UNESCO programme of a European or Mediterranean country? Or, have you recently graduated from a relevant university discipline and wish to be further trained on Integrated Management Approaches within a BR? Would you like to gain from the experience of a newly established BR in Sardinia? Then the Summer School on ‘Integrated Management Approaches and Sustainable Tourism Strategies for Biosphere Reserves’, organized in Sardinia, from 13 to 20 July 2017, maybe of interest to you! The Summer School provides an...

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Act4Drin featured in Birdlife’s magazine and webpage!

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Act4Drin Spring School featured at the UE4SD newsletter

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The ActDrin travelogue ‘Living well in harmony with the Drin’ launched today!

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Act4Drin survey sheds light on the prevailing public views and perceptions towards freshwater ecosystems in the Drin River Basin

Within the framework of the CEPF funded Act4Drin project aiming at raising public awareness, enhancing knowledge and empowering NGOs to protect and conserve freshwater ecosystems in the Drin River Basin, a survey was carried out aiming to shed light on the prevailing public views and perceptions towards freshwater ecosystems in the Drin River Basin. This survey was prepared by MIO-ECSDE and was a pre-assignment of the Act4Drin Spring School 2016, organized by MIO-ECSDE in collaboration and with the support of BIOSFERA, EDEN, MES, GREENHOME, GRASHNICHA, PPNEA, PROGEO, SOCA TRIPS and the...

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Balkan students carry out a marine litter survey in the delta of the Buna/Bojana river

Within the framework of the Act4Drin Spring School held in May 2016, Balkan students from the Drin Riparian countries, namely Albania, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Greece carried out a marine litter survey at the Buna/Bojana delta. Based on the beach monitoring methodology (find it here) prepared by MIO-ECSDE in collaboration with partners of the IPA Adriatic funded DeFishGear project, students surveyed the shores of the Buna/Bojana River, which pours into the Adriatic Sea forming a rare example of a natural delta. The findings of the survey indicate that the...

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