For centuries the sturgeon has been the most prized fish of the Danube. Today, dams, overfishing, and river transport have made it a ghost. In Bulgaria and Romania, a WWF project seeks to start over by collecting new data and raising awareness in the local population.
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- ROMANIA Teens left behind
- KOSOVO The SITF report speaks less of Kosovo th...
- MEDIA FREEDOM The privatization of the Serbian media
- PHOTO-STORY Georgia: Chiatura-Zestaponi the city of...
- KOSOVO Eulex’s new clothes
- MACEDONIA Macedonia: analyst caught in political c...
- GREECE 'Journalism' in Greece: 100 euros a mont...
- BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA Grandfather Alija goes to war
- GEORGIA The missing page in the Association Agre...
- ARMENIA Israel and the Armenian Genocide
- SERBIA Serbia: the Internet under censorship at...
- UKRAINE Fleeing Crimea
New legal amendments giving the Turkish authorities broad powers to block websites and to amass users’ internet activity data should be overturned, Human Rights Watch said today
The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), today announced that it will hold a one-day conference on press freedom, the influence of politics on media, and corruption on 23 September 2014 in Bucharest...
This year the 9th annual Internet Governance Forum is ongoing in Istanbul till 5 September. Reporters without Borders is there to denounce the increasing violations of freedom of information in Turkey and to argu...
Increasing the production of electricity from renewable sources: this is one of the objectives that the EU Member States must achieve by 2020. Croatia has been slowing down its program and might be sanctioned by Brussels
The mysterious sturgeon, an indicator of the river's health, is at risk. Bulgaria, Romania and the WWF strive to protect it
The government in Sofia presented the "technical barrier" on the Bulgarian-Turkish border: 30 kilometres of net and barbed wire that should contain the flow of refugees and asylum seekers
A journey through the Ukraine, from Donetsk, on the border with Russia, to Lviv, near Poland. Two cities, two souls of a same, divided country
In the Iranian town of Isfahan, in the ancient district of New Julfa, lives an Armenian community. From the Ararat supermarket to the Ani cafe, everything here is reminiscent of the deep link of the Armenians to their homeland
A journey in Boeotia, the land of Pindar, Dionysus, Heracles, and the Muses. Few tourists frequent this plain, between Athens and Delphi. Yet, every two or three miles, you can spot the remains of a once powerful polis, a sacred temple, a legendary fortress
 In many Balkan countries in these years environmental movements have been struggling to defend common goods. Are these protests creating a new idea of Europe? Our dossier
The citizens of the European Union have expressed their choice between 22 and 25 May renovating the EU Parliament. In our dossier the poll results in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Greece, Romania and Slovenia
In the spring of 1930, the Russian poet Osip Mandel'štam set out on a long journey with his wife Nadežda in the Caucasus, the last one before being comdemned to confinement and later death in a Siberian concentration camp. The travel of the two writers, their life and poetry, are the subject of Osservatorio's new documentary project. The multimedia
A collection of papers presented at the conference "Bad memories. Sites, symbols and narrations of wars in the Balkans", organised by Osservatorio Balcani in Rovereto, Trento, on 9 November 2007. The conference was part of a project devoted to Second World War memorial sites in former Yugoslavia, co-sponsored by the European Union and the Autonomous Province of Trento.
Organic agriculture in the Balkans is still in its early stages though it already acts as a fundamental stimulus to sustainable rural development in the region. Through a comparative analysis of organic farming in the countries of South East Europe the book provides original insights into the process of European Union integration