Danube River Bonds


Edited by Agni Vlavianos-Arvanitis and Jan Morovic

Bratislava, June 3-6, 1997


Published by the Biopolitics Inernational Organisation B.I.O. 1998




Photo Album


Biopolitics – the bio-environment _ building a biocentric  millennium society
Agni Vlavianos-Arvanitis

Openness, partnerships, ethics and learning
Jan Morovic

Evolution of a river: history and bio-aesthetics

The stream of evolution and the evolution of a river
Igor N. Malakhov

The symbolism of water: philosophical anthropology and aesthetics
Maria Golaszewska

The Danube in Slavonic history
Valery Evorovsky

Settlement evolution in the Danube basin
Alexander Reteyum

Water resources and the development of human civilisation
Zoran M. Radic

Communication: natural and cultural diversity in the Danube region
Zlatica Plasienkova

Rivers versus towns: front or back orientation?
Wojciech Kosinski

Biodiversity and quality of life: an environmental aesthetics viewpoint
Aleksandra Szewczyk


Bioethics: a case for the future of man
Jozef Glasa

The ethics of sustainability in the new Europe
Matteo Mascia

Bioethics and the environment: the Italian National Committee for Bioethics
Renzo Pegoraro

New tasks and old thinking
Wieslaw Sztumski

Biocentrism as a proposition for new thinking about the biosphere
Zdzislawa Piatek

The growing role of religion in environment
Klaudius Vicenik


Pollution prevention technology

Reducing phosphorus in the Danube basin
Istvan Ijjas

Eutrophication in the Yugoslav part of the Danube river
Mileta Perisic

Danube water quality along the Bulgarian stretch
Cristina Mateva-Dontcheva, Nikolaj Koumdjev and Vladimir Dontchev

Eutrophication in the Cunovo reservoir
Jarmila Makovinska

Water treatment technologies – the way for protection of the Danube river
Gennady Kocherov

Science and technology: benefits and risks for the Danube river basin
Ivana Djujic and Borivoje Djujic

Free radicals in biology and the environment
Alexander Tkac

Coastal pollution and groundwater quality in the Yugoslav part of the Danube
Snezana Komatina

Quality of surface waters. Stability in meadow ecosystems
Eduard Bublinec and Margita Dubova

Biodiversity and resource conservation

Saving the biological resources of the Danube
Victor D. Romanenko

Biodiversity in the Yugoslav sector of the Danube
Ivica Radovic and Vladimir Stevanovic

Biodiversity in the Bulgarian sector of the Danube
Svetoslav Gerasimov and Ivan Yanchev

The “Upper Danube” nature park
Henry Dosedla

Fish biodiversity of the Gabcikovo waterworks
Anton Kirka

Forest ecosystems, agriculture and soil preservation

Danube forest ecosystems: biodiversity changes in the 20th century
Július Oszlányi

Danube floodplain forests
Ferdinand Kubicek

Restitution of floodplain forests. Synecological specificities
Ladislav Somsak

Functional assessment of forests as recreational resources
Edvardas Riepshas

The Soil Protection Working Group of the Danube countries
Michal Dzatko

Rendering the Danube basin agricultural region more environmentally friendly
Terezia Davidova

Bio-agriculture and nature conservation in Hungary
Karoly Szoke and Istvan Major

Organic farming in the Baltic countries: social aspects of development
Aija Zobena

Agro-environmental policy in Germany
Peter Weingarten


Waterways and waterworks: international co-operation and conflict resolution

Hydropolitics and conflict resolution
Masahiro Murakami

The Gabcikovo-Nagymaros hydropower system and the Slovak Government
Dominik Kocinger

The Gabcikovo-Nagymaros dam: social, political and cultural conflicts
Miklos Sukosd

Environmental management of transboundary freshwater bodies
Juha I. Uitto

Conflicts in water management
Vladimir Holcik

Philosophy of river problems: local to regional _ static to mobile
Libor Jansky

Bio-diplomacy: new profiles in leadership and democracy

Water conflicts and bio-diplomacy
Kai Falkman

ASEAN bio-diplomacy: a river in Southeast Asia
Irawan Abidin

European integration perspectives for the Balkan countries
Panayotis Vlassopoulos

Co-operation for the expansion of the European Union
George Zavvos

Current concepts in water management

The Danube Environmental Programme
Teun Botterweg and Jozef Turcan

Implementing the Danube Environmental Programme  in the Slovak Republic
Ivan Zavadsky and Milan Matuska

Regional co-operation in the Danube river basin
Pavel Petroviè

Safety monitoring in Gabcikovo
Jan Hummel

Biopolitics problems of large-scale hydraulic engineering construction
Victor D. Romanenko

Yangtze Three Gorges Dam. The modern Great Wall of China
Constantine Yapijakis

Environmentally-sound hydroelectric power plants
Tibor Harosi

Integrated ecosystems: a recent strategy for water management
Pavel Puncochar

Bio-policy in Moldova
Vitalie Gulca

Danube river bonds _ past, present, future
M. Ruzovic

Autonomous environmental policy for the Carpathian basin:  a theoretical approach
Gyula Bora

Water resources model: environmental management  and future biopolitics
Alexander Shishkin


Commerce and biopolitics
John Tzen

Bio-business for the sake of prosperity:  co-operation along the Danube
Stanislav Sokolenko

Systems analysis of bio-economy: entropy and negentropy in biopolitics
Laszlo Kapolyi


Bio-education and environmental literacy
Roumenka Chapkanova

Bio-education on the way to new thinking
Olga Musikhina and Anatoliy Shishatskiy

Interdisciplinary bio-education as a complex science  in the next millennium
Alexander Lutsko

“Bring life back to the rivers” – prevention, education and  international co-operation
George J. Kollmann

Bio-education is the key to survival
Gordana Brun

Beyond the concept of sustainable development

The common heritage of mankind and the new  concepts of responsibility
Rusen Keles

Quality of life: environmental and conservative interpretations
Konrad Waloszczyk

Humankind in nature and the limits of sustainable development
Sanjin Dragojevic

Biopolitics versus sustainable development
Christos Efthymiopoulos

Strengthening the life supporting system of our planet  and the role of the B.I.O.
Mihaly Simai

The limits of sustainable development
Juraj Hrasko

Resolutions and Recommendations


B.I.O. Goals and Objectives
B.I.O. Chronicle
Progress of B.I.O.
Who’s Who in B.I.O.
B.I.O. Publications

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