Danube Watch 3/2020
Owner/Publisher: ICPDR – International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River, Vienna, secretariaticpdr [dot] org; Executive Editor: Hélène Masliah-Gilkarov; Editor: Jake Friedly; Design: Wagesreiter & Polaschek Grafikdesign; Print: Bernsteiner Media GmbH; Online publishing: Alex Höbart; Cover photo: © Jan Volkermer, Impressions of the Climate Ride; Back cover collage: Danube Art Master 2020 Artworks.
Danube Watch is the official magazine of ICPDR, the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River. Danube Watch enhances regional cooperation and information sharing on sustainable water management and environmental protection in the Danube River Basin. It reports on current issues affecting the Danube Basin, and on action taken to deal with challenges in the river basin. Striving for scientific accuracy while remaining concise, clear and readable, it is produced for the wide range of people who are actively involved in the Danube River Basin and are working for the improvement of its environment.
The ICPDR accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to information or opinions of the authors of the articles in this issue.
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- Dear readers, For most of us, the last 15 months have been associated with radical changes in our everyday lives. Home schooling and home office, video calls instead of family visits...
- ICPDR's Ordinary Meeting Held Despite Pandemic On the 15th and 16th of December, 2020 – The annual Ordinary Meeting took place this year with many vital topics addressed by
- Copernicus and the Power of Knowledge In the fight against climate change, the battle of information is key. With so much climate change denial disinformation saturating all aspects
» Danube Watch 3/2020 - Public Participation within the Legal Setting of EU's Water Framework Directive and the Floods DirectivePublic Participation within the Legal Setting of EU's Water Framework Directive and the Floods Directive The ICPDR is committed to active public participation in its decision-making
- Practical Guidelines on Planning Natural and Small Water Retention in River Basins The involvement of stakeholders has always been a vital aspect of the work of the ICPDR. Recently,
- Maps as Time-Machines We here at the ICPDR love maps. Maps provide an elevated level of understanding. They can make complicated data appear as clear to a layperson as it is to the
- PlasticFreeDanube – Where does all the plastic come from and how does it move in the Danube? by Iris Kempter, viadonau A lthough plastic has many advantages, it
- Community Commitments: ICPDR Observers ICPDR Observers as of 2021 Black Sea Commission (BSC) Carpathian Convention Central Dredging Association (CEDA) Danube
- The Nuts and Bolts: What Our Public Consultation Looks Like Planned Public Consultation Measures A simple and accessible online questionnaire related to general aspects of the
- Talking with Two ICPDR Dinosaurs Two influential personalities reflect on the beginnings of the ICPDR. They were there then, back in the early nineties, working to put it all in place,
- The Joint Danube Survey is the most comprehensive investigative surface-water monitoring effort in the world, taking place once every six years. It harmonises water monitoring practices
- 2020 Danube Quiz! 2020 Danube Quiz! Test your Danube knowledge with our Danube Day-inspired quiz! We hope that you find this bit of trivia interesting! Find the solutions at
Danube Watch 3/2020 (4.4 MB) Public Participation: We Want Your Thoughts! Time Travel: Maps and the Past Joint Danube Survey 4: Investigating our River