natural values

Flowing 2,857 km from Germany's Black Forest to the Black Sea, the Danube is home to an incredible variety of species and habitats. Discover the Danube's natural treasures!

environmental issues

Until the 19th century, the "Blue Danube" was a natural river, but human intervention brought loss of habitats and biodiversity. What environmental issues face the Danube today?

action for a living danube

Today Danube conservation has again become a priority and many legislative tools and political commitments have given the river an exemplary framework for governance. How?


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Ermakov Island

With an area of 3,500 ha, Ermakov Island is one of the bigger islands in the Ukrainian part of the D

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Lower Danube Green Corridor agreement

In 2000, the governments of Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, and Ukraine pledged to work together to esta

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Tataru Island

The tiny Tataru Island is part of a small archipelago in the Ukrainian part of the Danube Delta and

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The use of pesticides, fertilizers and other agrochemicals has increased hugely since the 1950s. For

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The Black Sea

The Black Sea is an inland sea that is ultimately connected to the Atlantic Ocean via the Mediterran

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Garla Mare

Garla Mare Fish Farm on the lower Danube in Romania is one of the wetland areas that has been identi

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