During 14-18 September 2020, 20 members from the project
team are attending the online workshop on PRIMER 7 software. The workshop
delivered by the Plymouth Marine Laboratory introduces to the participants the
latest updates on PRIMER v7 which provides a wide range of univariate,
graphical and multivariate routines for analysing arrays of species-by-samples
data from community ecolo
The Association for Sustainable Development "Prut -
Danube" Galati equipped the protected area Lunca Joasă a Prutului Inferior
in Galati County, from Cavadinești to Braniștea, with 50 selective recycle
bins. The local towns from Galati Fishing areas where the bins are placed will
ensure their proper maintenance. The purpose is to turn waste into a resource
and diminish the negati
Institution of Fist Resources, lead beneficiary of the project
"Promoting Technology Innovation in Environmental Monitoring and Modelling
for Assessment of Fish Stock and Non-fish Resources - TIMMOD" is
organizing on 11 September 2020 in Varna (Bulgaria) the project launch
dissemination event. The main goals, activities and expected results of the
TIMMOD project will be presented, a
The project “Assessing the vulnerability of the Black Sea marine
ecosystem to human pressures” has completed the second round of national
stakeholder engagement workshops. While the first round was dedicated to marine
litter, the second was focused on cetacean monitoring and finding ways of
stakeholder involvement in dolphin monitoring activities.
Totally, 8 public engagement
During July – August 2020, Bulgarian Association for Transfer of Technology and Innovation with the support of Red Cross Varna and Red Cross Burgas held 10 Training seminars for civil protection and coping with accidents. The aim of the sessions was to train the citizens on how to react in crisis and accident situations and to perform first aid.
covered by the trai
American University of Armenia (AUA) Acopian Center for the Environment in
collaboration with project partners publicly launched the 30-months Copernicus
Assisted Environmental Monitoring Across the Black Sea Basin project, also
known as PONTOS.
project will make Black Sea environmental information from the EU Copernicus
Earth Observation system accessible to scientists,
Territorial Administrative Unit Galati County (Romania), Lead
beneficiary of “Development and Promotion of Active Tourism in the Black Sea
Basin - EscapeLand” hosted the start-up conference of the project. In front of
media representatives and with the online presence of all the project partners,
the lead beneficiary introduced the objectives, the main outputs and the
is no doubt that the problem of water pollution is very serious for our country
nowadays. Illegal dumping of organic and plastic waste, discharge of untreated
wastewater, pesticides and livestock waste into rivers, pollution as a result
of recreational activities are urgent problems.
2019 at the initiative of the Nova Kakhovka City Nongovernmental Environmental
Planned to store the common past of the Black Sea Cross
border regions of Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania and Ukraine, the
Virtual Guide developed by the partnership of the project Green Tourism and
Historical heritage – a stepping stone for the development of the Black Sea
Basin is an interactive tool for locating sites and assets on the map,
discovering their history
The project SILC – Silk Road
Local Culture is aiming to support the tourism development following
the Silk Road cultural heritage from the project targeted area and the
evaluation of the potential of the Silk Road cultural footprint for tourism
growth, interregional cooperation and cross-border partnerships.
The revival of the historic Silk
Road encompasses and encourages the c
The AgroNet project partner Varna Economic Development Agency (VEDA) took part in the 28th
Trade Exhibition "Agriculture and Everything about
It" held in Dobrich during 29.07.2020 - 01.08.2020.
VEDA uses the chance to introduce Agrodeals.net Online
Trading Platform to agricultural producers – exhibitors and
visitors in the fair, as well as to official guests, among
The Association for the Protection of Human being and the
Environment for a Sustainable Development in the World - ECOM Constanta
organized on 29 July 2020 in Constanta/Romania the launching conference for the
project "Leave your Environmentalist Spirit Online for the Black Sea
The general objective of the project is to increase awareness
and knowledge of environmental is
The International Conference "
Environmental Challenges in the Black Sea Basin: Impact on Human Health
" will be organized in the period September 23rd-26th 2020 in Galati,
Romania, by Dunarea de Jos University of Galati in partnership with
Institute of Zoology, Republic of Moldova; International Hellenic
University, Greece; Institute of Geology and Seismolo
The partnership of the project Silc Road Local Culture selected the logo of the SILCNET label.
The SILCNECT Entrepreneurship Label is a certification system
for entrepreneurs who offer tourism products on the Silk Road. The aim is to
create a common instrument for stimulating local economies and creating
synergies between the countries of the Black Sea basin.
A strategy, a pl
Varna (Bulgaria) is in full swing the eight edition of Wine & Food Festival
with 62 companies registered as exhibitors: 41 wine cellars, 7 food processing
firms, 6 traders, 2 cooking equipment firms and many more, including the
project Piloting Modern Trading Opportunities in Agriculture through
Creation of the Innovative Online Platform. The project partner VEDA -
In Demirkoy/Turkey, the construction of the neighbourhood market
for local products is ready and it will be soon open.
The investment area was built from the ground during June 2019 – May 2020. The construction accommodates 10 small compartments (3mx3m) for local producers' unions, organizations and cooperatives to promote their agricultural products. The building meets all the
The Producers' Database is an innovative tool that developed by
the project Sustainable Agricultural Trade Network in Black Sea Basin -
AgriTradeNet, in order to bring together local producers from the 6 partner
countries (Bulgaria, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine)
and, more specifically, to increase exports, imports and trade communications
overall of the p
The International Conference "Environmental Toxicants in Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems in the Black Sea Basin" will be organized in Kavala, Greece, during 8-11 September, 2020, by International Hellenic University (GR) and Dunarea de Jos University of Galati (RO) in partnership with Institute of Zoology, Republic of Moldova, Institute of Geology and Seismology, Republic of Moldov
Between June 1-7, 2020, Mare Nostrum NGO has prepared a unique online festival - "Green Week Online Fest" - dedicated to World Environment Day, celebrated every year on June 5.
The festival is dedicated to the knowledge of marine and terrestrial biodiversity in Constanta County, through which you will discover various aspects related to marine life, flora and fauna of protected
An environmental drawing competition "Let's
protect rivers and seas!" was held during February-April 2020 within
the project "Waste Free Rivers for a Clean Black Sea" by the project
partner Imereti Scientists’ Union “Spectri”. Many schoolchildren from
Georgia joined the competition, with up to 50 drawings entering the last
round of this competition.
The Jury appoi
The Greek Islands are one of the most popular cruising and
sailing regions in the world - a yachting and general boating paradise. For the
tourists who intend to travel throughout the North Aegean Islands from the
Thracian Sea, the Greek beneficiary, Alexandroupolis Port Authority, of the
project Sailing across the Black Sea (SaBS) prepared a detailed material
for a pleasant and rel
"Assessing the vulnerability of the Black Sea marine ecosystem to human pressures” (ANEMONE) project has conducted a cetacean survey of the western coasts of Black Sea with its 7-member crew. Covering 600 km in 8 days, the research expedition surveyed cetaceans in the western Black Sea coast of Turkey between Bulgarian border İğneada to Karadeniz Ereğli.
The expedition was
The interactive database developed by the beneficiaries of the project Zero Waste Strategy for Good Environmental Status, consists of two main data sets, namely, Marine Litter Watch (MLW) data and Ecosystem Education Program (EEP) data.
MLW data covers beach litter monitoring data. The monitoring is done every three months (each season) at the targeted beaches from each partner c
MONITOX interdisciplinary network, composed of: "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati and the partner institutions – Institute of Zoology, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova; International Hellenic University, Kavala, Greece; Institute of Geology and Seismology Chisinau, Republic of Moldova and Danube Delta National Institute for Research and Development, Tulcea, Romania, organised dur
Three projects funded by ENI CBC Black Sea Basin Programme, namely: Promoting tea as the engine of growth for the Black Sea Basin Area (TeaWay), Piloting Modern Trading Opportunities in Agriculture through Creation of the Innovative Online Platform (AgroNet) and Increase Trading and Modernization of the Beekeeping and Connected Sectors in the Black Sea Basin
The winemaking companies from the Republic of
Moldova, Romania and Bulgaria will receive another opportunity to promote their
business. This will lead to export increasing on the international level, grow
of cross-border trade operations and modernization for the whole agricultural
The cross-border project “WINET – Trade and
innovation in wine sector” will unite th
On 27th of November 2019, was officially launched the underwater museum in Enez city, Turkey, by submerging the historical artefacts in the water near to the old port of Ainos ancient town.
The area of nearly 300 m2 was differentiated as an archaeological underwater field through placing back the copies of artefacts that before many years were found at the bottom of the sea and now again are
The fourth edition of the Black Sea Cross brought a
record number of participants. Over 2000 adults and children responded to the
call to run for the Black Sea, throwing also marine litter to the basket.
October 27th, 2019 remains a memorable day for Mare
Nostrum NGO, one of the beneficiaries of the project „Improving online public
access to environmental monitoring data and d
A team of
17 marine scientists from 4 countries (Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine)
onboard the research vessel “Mare Nigrum“ carried out a sampling of water,
sediments and marine organisms to assess the health of Black Sea. The team
travelled 20 transects with a length of 619 km, totalling about 60 hours and
more than 300 sightings were collected, with a weight of over 50%
The project “Assessing the vulnerability of the Black Sea marine ecosystem to human pressures“ (ANEMONE), coordinated by the National Institute for Marine Research and Development “Grigore Antipa”, Romania, in partnership with the Institute of Oceanology – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey/Marmara Research Center, th
On 25 September 2019, an innovative online platform providing data on the Black Sea currents and marine litter pollution will be presented at the Flora Exposition Center in Burgas. The platform is designed so that data can be added to it by both scientific organizations and individual citizens who have monitored the waste. The system will enable the marine litter pollution to be tra
MONITOX International Symposium "Deltas and Wetlands" was organized in the period 15th-17th
September 2019 by Danube Delta
National Institute for Research and Development, Tulcea, and Dunarea de Jos
University of Galati, Romania (Leader Beneficiary), in the frame of the project,
"Black Sea Basin interdisciplinary
cooperation network for sustainable joint monitoring of environmental
The public awareness in environmental issues is the only guarantee for a safety environment and ecosystems prosperity. In summer 2019 within the project “Creating a system of innovative transboundary monitoring of the transformations of the Black Sea river ecosystems under the impact of hydropower development and climate change - HydroEcoNex” (BSB165), leading by the Institute o
Constanţa County Council, the lead beneficiary of the project Black Sea Joint Environmental Monitoring and Protection - ALERT (BSB538) is organizing a press conference on 18 July 2019, starting with 10:00 am. The event will be held at the headquarters of Constanţa County Council, “Remus Opreanu” Hall.
representatives, local authorities, state institutions, universitie
NGO Green Strandzha from Bulgaria, one of the MARLENA project beneficiaries, organized on 26 June 2019 another cleaning of hard-to-reach places on the route from Ahtopol to the mouth of the Veleka river. This is the second clean-up campaign organized this year within the project MARLENA: Marine and River Litter Elimination New Approach (BSB139).
Personally, the Mayor of Ahtopol,
During 19-20 June
2019, the ”Workshop on tools and indicators for integrated assessment of Black
Sea environmental status” was organized in the frame of the ANEMONE Project
(”Assessing the vulnerability of the Black Sea marine ecosystem to human
The ANEMONE Project
aims to deliver, through collaborative efforts among partners, a common
strategy related to the
During the period May-September 2019, the project partners from the project “Development of Sustainable Cultural Tourism in the Black Sea Basin“, CULTOUR-BSB, will organize 5 cross-border seminars that aim to obtain information from stakeholders about the requirements and needs of tourism data as well as to inventory the needs of consumers for sustainable tourism.
The International Children’s day was celebrated in Strandzha Nature Park, Bulgaria during an eco-camp. From 31 May to 1 of June, the first tent eco-camp for children aged 7 to 14 years was organized as part of the Green Strandja NGO activities under the project MARLENA: Marine and River Litter Elimination New Approach (BSB139).
11 children took part in sports and educational g
Project partners from Cultural Tourism on the Black Sea Basin Silk Road (BSB570) are organizing a Logo Design Contest.
The logo selected will be featured on all promotional material,
presentation, printed material and project’s communication activities.
Therefore, it is a great opportunity to make an impact in EU making full use of
your talent and creativity.
The design c
During March-April 2019, the project partners from the
project “ANEMONE - Assessing the vulnerability of the Black Sea marine
ecosystem to human pressures“ organized 4 workshops on the topic of marine
litter involving citizens in finding and applying solutions to the marine
litter problem and public awareness of marine environmental issues.
Over 130 participants registered i
Mare Nostrum NGO addresses an open invitation to those interested in marine litter monitoring. The workshop is organized within the project “Assessing the vulnerability of the Black Sea marine ecosystem to human pressures“, ANEMONE (BSB319) and will take place on 27 March 2019, from 10:00 to 16:00, at Hotel Ibis, Constanta.
This workshop is an essential activity for engaging the p
On February 17-19, 2019, the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GIPA) organized a methodology workshop-training on how to identify and shortlist the main agricultural products and services with a potential for export and import within the BSB countries and how to conduct the export-import feasibility studies on the already shortlisted products and services. The workshop-training con