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ROM Bulletin

The ‘ROM Bulletin’ is a brief publication produced immediately after the counts as a reference tool; it gives count areas, bird numbers and names of counters.

 

 

 

 

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Public Participation in the Conservation of Small Rivers

This publication contains materials from the training course entitled "Public Participation in the Conservation of Small Rivers".

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Irrigational Agriculture and Conservation of Biodiversity in Dhankzhoi District of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea

As part of a joint Dutch-Ukrainian project in the Sivash, Wetlands International coordinated an assessment of the impact of irrigation agriculture on this internationally important coastal wetland’s biodiversity. This is a case study that illustrates some of the consequences of agricultural development on Black Sea wetlands.

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Programme and Action Plan for Waterbird Monitoring in the Azov-Black Sea Region of the Ukraine

Black Sea Coastal Wetlands have great value for migratory waterbirds in the African-Eurasian Flyways. This report, developed by Wetlands International lays out a long-term programme for monitoring in the Azov Sea region to underpin conservation efforts.

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Directory of Azov-Black Sea Coastal Wetlands

 

This publications provides a directory of the coastal wetlands of the Azov-Black Sea. Although the Black Sea coastal wetlands are of vital importance for both human society and wildlife, because of extensive human activity, they are amongst the most threatened habitats. The large network of diverse and distinctive coastal wetlands in the Black Sea region belongs to an intricate system of marine, riverine and steppe environments. 

 

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Black Sea Wetlands Conservation Priorities

These priorities were developed, discussed and adopted at the international workshops “The Importance of The Black Sea Coastal Wetlands, Especially for Migratory Waterbirds” and “Conservation, Restoration and Wise Use of Wetlands resources along the Black Sea Coast”, held in February and September, 2000 in Odessa.

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Wetlands of International Importance of Ukraine

This publication contains information on all 22 Ukrainian wetlands of international importance designated as Ramsar site (31-12-98).

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Numbers and distribution of the wintering waterbirds in the Western Paleartic and Southwest Asia in 1997, 1998 and 1999

This report shows the status of Waterbirds in North Africa, Europe and Western Asia. This is the first time that factual distrubution maps are displayed of a wide range of waterbirds in this region. This publication helps to take the right decisions regarding wetland areas and waterbirds
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Save Your River

The publication contains description of 28 projects implemented by members of Ukrainian Rivers Network in the framework of the Small Grants Programme. Key elements, contributing to the success of the Programme were practical activities in river conversation, involving young people and children; increasing the awareness of the local population; publishing and disseminating informative materials, and co-operating with local authorities.

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Sivash Region: a brief socio-economic overview

This publication is a part of project ”Towards Integrated Management Planning for the Sivash in Ukraine (2002—2005)”, aimed at study and conservation of unique nature complex Sivash. It provides information on the main economic sectors of the region.

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Wings over Wetlands (video)

This video presents the Wings over Wetlands (WOW) partnership led by Wetlands International: the largest international wetland and waterbird conservation initiative ever to take place in the African-Eurasian region.

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Directory of Ukraine’s Wetlands

The Directory includes information on 33 wetlands of international importance with total area of 676,251 ha and 23 wetlands, totaling 211,399 ha, which have a great potential to be included in the List of Wetlands of International Importance (‘Ramsar List’). Annexes include Resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and orders of the Ministry for environmental Protection of Ukraine as well as translation of official documents of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Ramsar Convention) that are connected with completion of the Information Sheet on Ramsar Wetlands (RIS) 2006 – 2008 version.

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The Nature of Sivash Region and Human lmpact on it

This publication is the very first attempt to make a thematic compilation of literature on research of natural complexes of Sivash and adjacent areas. The directory includes 1173 sources ocvering over two hundred years of research history of the area. Te publication will facilitate search of necessary literature on the environment and nature management in Sivash and Sivash region (Prisivashie).

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Marsh ecosystems of Eastern Carpathians in Ukraine

This monograph is a review of faunistic and floristic features of marsh ecosystems of Ukrainian Eastern Carpathians region.

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Wetlands of the Azov-Black Sea Region of Ukraine. Bibliography 1970-1999

This bibliographic handbook represents an attempt to make a thematic compilation of literature on the wetlands in the Azov-Black Sea region of Ukraine and the study of their resources, conservation and wise use The handbook include 1242 texts by 1085 authors.

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The Sivash: Nature and People

The results of a field analysis of the inventory of the biodiversity of the Sivash.

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Practical guidelines on biodiversity conservation in agricultural lands

The publication contains a brief overview of the issue of biological diversity conservation in agricultural landscapes.

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Strategy and Action Plan for Mire and Peatland Conservation in Central Europe

Strategy and Action Plan for Mire and Peatland Conservation in Central Europe Bragg, O. and Lindsay, R. (Eds.) (2003) Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands. vi + 94 pp.

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Sivash – the lagoon between two seas

This popular brochure on the Sivash - the largest wetland along the Ukrainian Azov-Black Sea coast - contains a wide range of information on the history of the area, landscape diversity, climate, mineral resources, biological diversity, nature conservation and threats to the wetland.

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Resolution of 1st Conference of the Goose and Swan Study Group 2001

Specialist Groups – Geese – Resolution 1st Conference of the Goose and Swan Study Group of Eastern Europe and North Asia

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Ukrainian Rivers Network bulletin (#1-2, 2004)

The bulletin contains information on the Small grants Programme “Save Your River”, the URN members’ activity, launching of the URN web-site and other information on problems of rivers.

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Strategy for Waterbird Monitoring in the Black Sea Region

This Strategy for Waterbird Monitoring in the Black Sea Region gives a brief review of the current status of waterbird monitoring in Black Sea countries and specifies the main directions for its development.

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Wise Use of Water Resources - An Essential Element of Sustainable Development

The proceedings were prepared on the basis of reports from the participants of the Third Workshop of the Ukrainian Rivers Network. The publication also includes papers by scientists from the Uzhgorod National University and representatives of local authorities and institutions of Zakarpattya Oblast that supported the meeting. The papers present topics such as environmental policy, wise use of water resources, recommendations for methods to conserve water bodies, the conservation and restoration of biodiversity, monitoring of water systems, nature conservation and education.

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Winter Records of Birds on the Azov-Black Sea Coast of Ukraine. 2001

The edition deals with outcomes of bird surveys accomplished in the Azov-Black Sea region of Ukraine during the period from December 1999 to February 2000. The articles include bird species list, data on numbers and distribution of birds on their winter quarters. Special attention is given to the patterns of condition of wetlands birds.

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Ukrainian Rivers Network bulletin (#1, 2001)

The bulletin contains information about the All-Ukrainian Seminar "Public Participation in Conservation of Small Rivers in Ukraine", Declaration and Conclusions of the Seminar, establishment of Ukrainian Rivers Network and Regulations on it approved by the participants of the Seminar and other materials.

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Numbers and distribution of breeding waterbirds in the wetlands of the Azov-Black Sea Region of Ukraine

Data on distribution and numbers of breeding waterbirds in 16 wetlands of international importance and 8 wetlands of national or regional level are presented in the monograph.

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Current Status of Sivash

The book incorporates paper on contemporary status for the most important wetland in Europe. The materials embrace wide range of themes – from biological diversity, nature spots of infection diseases till setting up protected areas and social-economic characteristic of the region.

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An Integrated Approach to the Management of the Sivash

The aim of this publication was to develop principles of Management Plan for Sivash, including strategic priorities, methods of implementation management decisions taking into account trends of ecological and social processes.

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Bulletin of the Black Sea Programme Wetlands International

Bulletin of the Black Sea Programme Wetland International.

(#1 May, 2000 and #2 December, 2000)

 

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Winter Records of Birds on the Azov-Black Sea Coast of Ukraine: 1999

The articles of the edition include bird species list, data on numbers and distribution of birds on their winter quarters. Special attention is given to the patterns of condition of wetlands birds, raptors.

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Legal Background for Conservation and Wise Use of Wetlands in Ukraine

The review includes legal materials of different levels – from the Ukrainian Laws to Provisions and Instructions. Scientific backgrounds for conservation of wetlands were clarified especially in distribution of water-covered territories, threads to wetlands, mechanisms for conservation and wise use of wetland resources.

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Distribution of waterbirds in the Sivash in the summer-autumn period

Analysis of distribution of waterbirds in the Sivash based on data of joined Azov-Black Sea Ornithological station and WIWO expedition in August 1998 is given taking into account retrospective data. Morphometric data of migrating wader populations and data on their feeding ecology are presented.

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Managing Waterfowl Populations

Managing waterfowl populations proceedings of an IWRB Symposium. The symposium was attended by more than 150 scientists from all over the world, the largest international meeting ever to have occured on the Volga Delta. Aside from the technical presentations and the opportunity to visit the Delta, the symposium provided participants witht he opportunity to meet counterparts often working on the same species but during a different part of the annual cycle.

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Seevogel

This report is in German. It is based on the January counts of ducks, swans, and Coot in the Western Palearctic region between 1967 and 1983, organized through the IWRB International Waterfowl Census. It gives the results of two analyses; 1) the estimation of regional wintering waterfowl populations, and 2) the trends in the levels of regional waterfowl populations.

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