News tagged with black sea

GMES in Eastern Europe

As Europe's Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme nears its full operational phase, its benefits and economic potential for Eastern Europe came into focus last week at a conference in Bucharest, Romania.

dateMay 09, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Jellyfish on the rise: study

Jellyfish are increasing in the majority of the world's coastal ecosystems, according to the first global study of jellyfish abundance by University of British Columbia researchers.

dateApr 18, 2012 in Ecology
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WWF sounds warning on caviar

Poaching and illegal trade in sturgeon caviar persist in Romania and Bulgaria, environmental group WWF warned on Monday, posing a serious risk to the highly threatened species of fish.

dateNov 14, 2011 in Ecology
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A cut above the Eiffel Tower

Vladimir G. Shukhov, one of the most ingenious engineers of the 19th and early 20th centuries, developed revolutionary construction techniques. The Russian engineer built lattice towers up to 150 meters high using rows of ...

dateSep 14, 2011 in Engineering
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