Our group of allies is increasing! Scientists in our network not only lend their own data but also use their independent voices to advocate for the protection of rivers.
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Publisher of online pages balkanrivers.net is Riverwatch.
The “Save the Blue Heart of Europe” campaign is a joint project of Riverwatch and EuroNatur.
Name of Society: Riverwatch – Society for the protection of rivers
Central Association Register No.: (ZVR-Nr): 563774577 Download RiverWatch Statutes
Data Protection Authority: Landespolizeidirektion Wien - Department of Association, Assembly and Media Law; Federal Ministry of Internal Affairs
Legal Form: Riverwatch is a non-profit association. Executive Director Ulrich Eichelmann is authorized to represent the association.
Non-profit status: The activity of the association is not aimed at profit. The association pursues exclusively non-profit goals according to the federal tax code of Austria.
Rules of professional conduct: Federal Law on Associations (Austrian Association Act 2002)
Goals of the Society: The society Riverwatch, whose activities are not profit-oriented, operates internationally and aims to protect and promote rivers and their floodplains. We are committed to an intact environment and a sustainable society. In particular, we are pursuing the goal of protecting and restoring watercourses as species-rich habitats throughout the world, communicating their importance for the biodiversity and preventing them from being destroyed. We encourage other organizations as well as individuals to protect rivers.
Board of Directors: First Chairman: Friedrich Schiemer, o. Univ.-Prof. Dr.; Second Chairman: Wolfram Graf, Ass.Prof. Dr.
Executive Director: Ulrich Eichelmann
Contact Person: Cornelia Wieser
Tel: 0043 - 676 - 6621512
Name of Foundation: EuroNatur - Foundation for the Conservation of the European Nature Heritage
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Data Protection Authority: Regierungspräsidium Freiburg, Aktenzeichen 14-2214.8
Legal Form: EuroNatur is a private foundation with legal capacity under civil law. Executive Director Gabriel Schwaderer is authorised to represent the foundation.
Non-profit status: As a foundation promoting science, national education, animal and nature protection, landscape conservation and environment protection, EuroNatur Foundation is exempt from corporate tax (following § 5 Abs. 1 Nr.9 German Corporation Tax Act) and trade tax (following § 3 Nr. 6 German Trade Tax Act) for the year 2017, in accordance with the notice of exemption by the Singen Tax Office dated from 10 October 2018 (Tax Nr. 18153/25263).
Goals of the Foundation: The foundation promotes the following, particularly eligible charitable purposes: the implementation and promotion of science-based projects with a focus on Europe, its aim of preserving endangered wildlife populations and their habitats, as well as the protection and nature-compatible development of ecologically important natural and cultural landscapes, which includes the lobbying and measures for environmental education.
Board of Directors: President: Prof. Dr. Thomas Potthast; Vice President: Dr. Anna-Katharina Wöbse
Executive Director: Gabriel Schwaderer
Contact Person: Annette Spangenberg
Tel.: 0049 - 7732 - 92 72 0
Basic direction of the website:
Save the Blue Heart of Europe is a campaign for the protection of Europe's last river jewels - the rivers in the Balkans. The aim of this website is to publicize information about the beauty and value of these rivers, as well as their threats due to hydropower development.
The website provides detailed information on planned and existing power plants as well as those under construction, our key areas and up-to-date information on campaign activities. We also try to promote local river initiatives on our website to expose them to a larger audience. The site also contains fundraising tools for further campaign activities to protect the rivers in the Balkans. The website is also used to fundraise for further campaign activities for the protection of Balkan rivers.
All information, documents, articles and photographs on this website are are subject to copyright protection. Any further use requires the explicit permission of Riverwatch and EuroNatur Foundation.
Liability disclaimer: Despite careful content control, we assume no liability for the content of external links. The contents of the linked pages are the sole responsibility of their operators.