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