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International Organizations


International NGO and scientific Initiative that works on conservation and sustainable development of the Carpathian Region


Conceived as a practical tool for translating the principles of Agenda 21 into reality, the Convention is dedicated to promoting sustainable development


Bonn Convention aims to conserve terrestrial, marine and avian migratory species throughout their range


International legal instrument aimed to conserve wild flora and fauna and their natural habitats and to promote European co-operation in that field


Responsible for leading and implementing WWF's efforts to preserve, restore and sustainably manage the natural values of the Danube-Carpathian ecoregions


Organization established to administrate, protect and conserve the natural heritage of the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve


Institute works on ecology and environmental protection research in the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve and other important wetlands


Established to promote networking and cooperation of all stakeholders dealing with aquaculture, research sponsorship and information dissemination


The mission of the EAFP is to promote exchange of knowledge and co-ordinate research related to fish and shellfish pathology


EEA aims to support sustainable development and to help achieve significant and measurable improvement in Europe's environment


Association dedicated to promoting and coordinating activities in the fields of limnology, water management, and water protection in the Danube River basin


ICPDR works to ensure the sustainable and equitable use of waters and freshwater resources in the Danube River Basin


Provides taxonomic, conservation status and distribution information on taxa that have been globally evaluated using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria


Intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources


A global activity aimed to share information and support activities where the principles of integrated management of biodiversity, wetlands and river basins are demonstrated


Aim of CITES is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival


Engaged in the restoration of the European sturgeon Acipenser sturio, and reintroduction of the species in the major German rivers


TRAFFIC's mission is to ensure that trade in wild plants and animals is not a threat to the conservation of nature


UNEP is an advocate, educator, catalyst and facilitator promoting the wise use of the planet's natural assets for sustainable development


Initiative for providing habitats for sturgeons, in co-operation with experts along Danube


Works globally, regionally and nationally to achieve the conservation and wise use of wetlands and to benefit biodiversity and human well-being


IUCN influences societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure equitable and ecologically sustainable use of natural resources


Works on food security, poverty eradication and sustainable agricultural development through research, partnership, capacity building, and policy support


The Society acts as an international forum of scientific discussion on sturgeon issues, while at the same time seeks opportunities for cooperation at international level



Organizations in Serbia


The Faculty of Agriculture is a teaching and research institution whose activities cover all spheres of agricultural production and food technology


The Faculty of Biology is dedicated to the higher education and scientific research in the field of biology


Company owning a private sturgeon hatchery, currently the only existing sturgeon aquaculture in Serbia


Part of the Public Enterprise "Electrical Industry of Serbia", complex of two large hydroelectric power stations in the Djerdap gorge, "Djerdap I" and "Djerdap II"


Institute for Multidisciplinary Research (former Center for Multidisciplinary Studies) is a scientific, research and higher education public establishment, working on research and postgraduate education in multidisciplinary scientific and research areas


Public professional institution that works on protection and improvement of natural heritage of Serbia


Deals with all governmental and vocational issues related to agriculture, forestry and water management


Deals with governmental and vocational issues related to environmental protection and spatial planning


One of the largest national parks in Serbia, occupies the right bank of Danube, along the Djerdap gorge


Public enterprise that, beside forest management, also manages fishery waters, conducts their supervision and issues fishing licenses


Public enterprise that, on territory of Vojvodina Province, manages forests and fishery waters, conducts their supervision and issues fishing licenses


Develops and maintains the National Information System and works on data acquisition, centralization, processing and reporting



Informational websites


Large and constantly growing list of all publications related to sturgeons


Database that was created within the framework of the Caspian Environment Programme, includes useful information on sturgeons


The largest online ichthyological database, with more than 29,600 fish species, 43,600 pictures and 39,200 references


Web page maintained by BSSMAG and dedicated to the management of sturgeons under CITES in Romania


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