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Guidance on waterbird monitoring methodology:

This publication provides a methodological framework for enhancing the monitoring of migratory and wintering waterbirds in the Black Sea coastal region of Georgia, Turkey and Ukraine.

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Methodical Recommendations on Integrated Water Resource Management, Wetland Biodiversity Conservation, Econet Development and Organic Agriculture

The book includes methodical recommendations on basin approach to integrated water resource management, establishment of protected areas, econet development and sustainable agriculture as well as recommendations how to fill a Ramsar Information Sheet. The book is targeted to national, regional, basin and local level authorities in the water, agriculture and environment sector as well as to environmental NGOs and farmers.

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Strategic action plan on integrated water resources management, biodiversity conservation and sustainable agriculture in the Southern Bug River basin

The Strategic Action Plan (SAP) was developed in the frame of the Wetlands International Black Sea Programme’s project «Towards integrating wetland biodiversity conservation with water and agricultural management in Ukraine. A pilot project in the Southern Bug River Basin». The draft SAP was discussed at 4 regional workshops and 15 roundtables in different settlements located in the Southern Bug River Basin during a public information and educational campaign in 2008—2010. The final version of the SAP was approved by participants of the Basin Conference on 14 May 2010. The Southern Bug Basin Council approved the SAP on 3 February 2011 and decided to use it in the drafting of regional and local programs.

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The ‘Bog’ (God) River Basin

The book gives a comprehensive description of the Southern Bug River Basin. It contains information about origin of the river name “Bog” and its natural conditions, short description of the river itself and its tributaries, information about geology, climate, landscapes, animals and plants, stories about history and modern economic development, short description of main settlements, environmental problems and ways to solve them. The book informs about nature protection areas and activities of environmental NGOs. It also includes children’s drawings and essays.
 

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The Environmental atlas of the Southern Bug River Basin

Atlas contains 14 maps: administrative map of the basin, physical map, climat in hot and cold periods, river network, network of monitoring of water quality, vegetation and transport network, main water reservoirs, discharges of sewage and reused waters, water supply points, urbanized territories, environmental assessment of water quality, protected areas, and agricultural lands as well as a linear scheme of the Southern Bug River and two of its main tributaries: Synyukha and Ingul Rivers.

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Dnipro River Ecological Corridor

 This publication contains materials of the intersectoral seminar 'Dnipro Ecological Corridor: Modern State,
Problems and Perspectives' held on 2–3 April 2007 in Kyiv. The proceedings is destined for specialists in biodiversity conservation and econet development, nature conservation authorities, administrations of protected areas, regional and local authorities, scientists, educators and representatives of environmental NGOs.

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Biodiversity Conservation and Econet Development: Information Handbook

This information handbook provides basic information on biodiversity conservation, ecological network development and the related legal issues in the Ukraine. 
 

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Biodiversity Conservation, Econet Development and Integrated River Basin Management

The handbook contains 15 lessons on biodiversity conservation, econet development and integrated river basin management as well as a glossary. It is a part of educational toolkit that contains a CD with lessons and their Power Point presentations, scenarios of environmental out-of-class and out-of-school lessons, environmental games, contests, poems, stories and fairy tales. The handbook is destined for teachers, leaders of environmental and naturalistic centres and representatives of environmental NGOs.

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Merry Ant Hill: School-book on environmental education for schoolchildren

This publication contains environment orientated games, which can be conducted indoors and out-doors (during lessons or in spare time).

The school-book is destined for teachers, leaders of children organizations, educators in children's camps and NGO representatives.

 

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'Living Ukraine' newsletter

Information materials concerned with conceptualisation of the Dnipro ecological corridor, value of the corridor for bird migration, existing and planned nature protected areas in the corridor, flora and vegetation, plant and animal rare species, water reservoirs on the Dnipro river, social and economic description of the corridor, indicative map of the corridor and other have been gathered for the newsletter. The newsletter is a 28-pages edition in Ukrainian with short English summary. 

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Dnipro River Ecological Corridor

This publication contains materials of the intersectoral seminar 'Dnipro Ecological Corridor: Modern State, Problems and Perspectives' held on 2–3 April 2007 in Kyiv. The proceedings is destined for specialists in biodiversity conservation and econet development, nature conservation authorities, administrations of protected areas, regional and local authorities, scientists, educators and representatives of environmental NGOs.

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The Southern Bug meridional river corridor: biodiversity and valuable areas

The publication is devoted to development of the Southern Bug meridional river corridor.

 

It is a brief overview of biodiversity, distribution of rare plant and animal species and the most valuable nature areas.

 

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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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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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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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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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Участь громадськості у збережені малих річок України. Матеріали загальнонаціонального семінару і Першої робочої зустрічі Української річкової мережі. – Київ: Wetlands International, 2003. – 136 с.

У цьому збірнику, виданому в рамках Чорноморської програми Wetlands International, представлені матеріали загальнонаціонального семінару "Участь громадськості у збереженні малих річок України", який відбувся 17-19 листопада 2000 р. у Києві, і Першої робочої зустрічі Української річкової мережі, яка проходила 27-30 червня 2001 р. на березі малої річки Бистриївка (притока третього порядку р. Дніпро) біля села Кам'яний Брід Коростишівського району Житомирської області.

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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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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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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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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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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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