Uredi, sakupi, recikliraj i uštedi

U Beogradu, na Banovom brdu počeo je prvi program u Srbiji za primarnu selekciju i sakupljanje ambalažnog, elektronskog i električnog otpada, korišćenog jestivog ulja i lekova kojima je istekao rok trajanja, zasnovan na direktnom i masovnom učešću građana. Osnovni cilj projekta je da merenjem niza parametara pokaže ogromnu razliku u efektima i koristima za građane između projekata i javnih politika zasnovanih na tradicionalnim neoliberalnim temeljima gde je učešće građana svedeno na puku formu i gde je mogućnost njihovog uticaja toliko marginalizovana da je zapravo i nema – i projekata zasnovanih na najboljim tradicijama socijaldemokratije koji podrazumevaju masovno učešće građana u realizaciji svih projektnih aktivnosti kao i u svim upravljačkim mehanizmima.

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The Effect on the Region of the Development and Modernization of the Iron Gate I Hydropower and Navigation System

The Iron Gate I hydropower and navigation system (km 943+600 of the Danube) was commissioned on 6 August 1970. Each power plant, Serbian and Romanian of the same size, includes six power units with Kaplan turbines of 190 MW nominal power per unit. During the design and construction phases, these were the largest units of the kind in the world. In the 21st century the Iron Gate I HPP will still represent the focal point of the power supply systems of Serbia and Romania, as well as the focal point of navigation on the Danube with its navigation channels falling within the framework of development of European Corridor VII. After the onset of operation (1970-1972), the power units have on the average been subjected to about 200,000 hours of operation each. The calculated operating life of the equipment has elapsed, and testing shows clear signs of ageing. In order to avoid operation with increased frequency of failure and downtime, resulting in significant production losses and increased maintenance costs, as well as to prevent possible damage, it is necessary to refurbish the power units and vital ancillary equipment in a timely fashion.

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Methodology for the Elaboration of Sectorial Studies for Territorial Capital by Synergy of the Sequential Components based on Eco-Bio-Economy with a View to Form the Rural Web Network of Zoogenetic Biodiversity in the Banat Region

Eco-Bio-Economy may be considered an attempt for a new eco-economic and bio-economic vision, which reunites in an integrated pattern: the economy, the ecology, the biodiversity, the eco-economy and the bio-economy focusing the integrated smart sustainable development of the world. To this valuable areas, the Eco-Bio-Economy may address possible Eco-Bio-Policies and Eco-Bio-Strategies and allows the contribution of the social economy, of excellence and of the “all in one quality”, of the welfare economy, of solidarity, social corporate responsibility, as elements which may be utilized in an integrated practical future platform in a multipolar world for a healthy and ecological environment, to ensure and to promote a smart, creative, innovative, economic sustainable development. Transnational projects can also be included in the strategy for development in Banat because these projects represent a possible way of developing the Danube area.

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Obnovljivi izvori energije – nasušna potreba Srbije (Apstrakt)

Povećanim korišćenjem obnovljivih izvora energije, osim očiglednih ekonomskih efekata kao što su smanjenje potrošnje uvoznih energenata i smanjenje zagađenja životne sredine, angažovao bi se domaći kapital, podstakao rad malih i srednjih preduzeća, kao i domaće proizvodne opreme za korišćenje ovih izvora energije. Otvorila bi se nova radna mesta i zaposlili bi se ljudi iz lokalne sredine. Došlo bi do razvoja ruralnih krajeva zemlje, jer većina obnovljivih izvora energije se nalazi baš tamo, u tim područjima, koja su ekonomski i privredno najnerazvijenija.

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Cluster – A Chance for Women’s Entrepreneurship Development

Linking production, science and education today is a necessary condition for increasing competitiveness. The conquest of new markets and new technologies and creation of new jobs without the participation of related institutions becomes unmanageable. Economy which wants successful development and good business results has to provide conditions for creating strong relationships with the production of scientific research and educational institutions. Networking in the cluster thus becomes a necessity for economic development. Shared vision, shared strategy, and the same goal – to succeed, becomes possible and feasible through the cluster. Creativity, innovation and vision of the clusters – in spite of the increasing globalization – provide a long-term advantage for enterprises. Well-organized and properly managed cluster management with effective and competent managers will use the competitive advantages of clusters. In addition, it will ensure its place in the market and will enable its growth and development. In Serbia the year of 2012 is marked as the year of women`s entrepreneurship. Hereby I am outlining the links which refer to the tight connection between the expanding women`s entrepreneurship and clusters as an effective recipe for further networking, education and joint market.

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Regionalization and Globalization in the Concept of Sustainable Development Education

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The concept of sustainable development appeared when the economic growth was given ecological objectives regarding the prevention and reduction of pollution with a view to environmental preservation, as well as the rehabilitation of affected areas. The prevention of a destructive process such as the disruption of the ecological balance is by all means cheaper than the reconstitution of the conditions prior to an ecological disaster. Sustainable development has become the strategical objective of all mankind. United in pursuit of this objective, the governments of many countries elaborated variants of actions which should ensure the economic growth towards which mankind aspires, with minimum damage to the environment. There were elaborated political and economic solutions, worldwide and region-wide, and so there was born a new discipline, called environmental engineering.

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Биљни и животињски свет (флора и фауна) као потенцијал зa развој туризма Подунавља Србије

Биљни и животињски свет Подунавља Србије представља велику атракцију за развој туризма. Дунав снагом свог воденог потенцијала кривуда, мења временом корито, руши и односи обале, премешта и таложи муљ и песак. Ствара нове спрудове, меандре, рукавце, мртваје, аде, обалске брежуљке и пешчане дине. Управо баре, мочваре и ритови са карактеристичним биљним и животињским светом који га прати, јесте специфичност и изузтна вредност приобаља Дунава. Мелирационим радовима широка плавна подручја Дунава су сведена на најмању меру, што је утицало на основне карактеристике тих подручја. Мочварни предели претворени су у пољопривредно земљиште, а преостале површине се често користе као рибњаци. Услед измена услова станишта, аутохотна вегетација, флора и фауна, претрпеле су значајне промене, разноврсност и бројност врста су редуковане. Подручја под шумама мењају свој изглед. Уместо старих шума врбе, тополе, јављају се нове, најчешће еуроамеричке тополе. Приобаље Дунава, и поред тога богато је бројним оазама, у којима се налазе делови очуване природе, са богатим и разноврсним биљним и животињским светом. Нарочито су значјна мочварна барска подручја оринтолошки резервати са ретким проређеним и угроженим птицама.

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About the Ecology of the Navigation Link the Black Sea – the North Sea

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In the neighbourhood of the Black Sea – North Sea navigation waterway a very important industrial activity has developed, of high influence on national gross product (NGP) of the respective countries. The risk of nature degradation is included in the polluting factors which result from the main categories of the social activity: material production (organic and inorganic wastes, chemical ashes, scrap iron, damaged grounds, deforestation etc.), energy production (carbon dioxide, carbon oxide, sulphur dioxide, ashes, radio-active wastes etc.), consumption (dust, worn waters, garbage etc.). In order to express the wastes quantity due to the economical activity in a certain national economy or in a certain economic-social area, the input-output model can be used when considering “m” branches of goods production and (n-m) wastes generated by these branches (n m).

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Regional Cooperation within the Sava Commission for Sustainable Development of B&H – Conclusion

Most na Savi kod Brčkog

The Sava River Basin represents a major drainage basin in the South Eastern Europe and one of the most important sub-basins in the Danube River Basin, with a high potential for development activities such as the waterway transport, tourism and recreation. The Sava River represents a unique ecosystem with high a biodiversity providing habitat for the most diverse fauna and flora. In the Sava River Basin occur 167 protected area including Natura 2000 sites and six Wetlands of International Importance, so-called Ramsar Sites. Wetlands provide a vast array of ecosystem services that contribute to human well-being and play an important role in the regulation of global climate change and in the diminishing the destructive nature of flooding. At the same time, wetlands offer a wide range of opportunities for tourism and recreation that could generate considerable income.

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New Phase of Cooperation in the Sava River Basin

The positive developments have taken place in the co-operation processes initiated within the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe over the years. The South-Eastern Europe countries began the new phase of “regional ownership and responsibility” for regional cooperation. The Stability Pact has been transformed into the Regional Co-operation Council (RCC), in order to reflect the increased maturity of the region. This new regionally owned cooperation framework, the RCC, was officially launched at the joint session of the final meeting of the Stability Pact Regional Table and inaugural meeting of the Regional Co-operation Council, in Sofia, on 27 February 2008. The Joint Declaration on the Establishment of the RCC was adopted and the RCC first Annual meeting took place on 28 February 2008, with the support from South Eastern European countries, donor countries and the European Commission. The main task of RCC is to be a facilitator of regional co-operation and support the European and Euro-Atlantic integration. With Secretariat located in Sarajevo, Co-operation Council focus its activities on six areas which the countries of the region have already identified as those where regional co-operation will be beneficial to all: Economic and social development; Infrastructure; Justice and Home Affairs; Security Co-operation and Building Human Capital (BHC) with Parliamentary Co-operation being an overarching theme that is linked with each of the other areas.

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