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The new Croatian government must completely abandon Adriatic drilling and make a shift towards renewable energy

In the official programme of the new Government of the Republic of Croatia, which was the basis for a vote of confidence by the Parliament on Friday, the implementation of a “moratorium on the current project of exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons in the area of ​​the Adriatic Sea” is among key guidelines for the […]
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New studies: Even more reasons why coal is harmful

Two new studies on harmfulness of coal were presented in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Center for Ecology and Energy from Tuzla and Center for Environment from Banja Luka have decided to present the citizens with the hidden costs of using this fosile fuel in power stations to generate electricity. The authors of the study were […]
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“Newly collected scientific data as a new weapon in the “Battle for Sutjeska”

Center for Environment presented a publication, short movie and photographs under the name “National park Sutjeska – dead capital or a laboratory in nature”, which together present the results of a scientific research performed in the canyons of the rivers Sutjeska and Hrčavka this summer. Iva Miljević, Center for Environment: „The main goal of this […]
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World Bank drops funding for hydropower project in Mavrovo National Park in Macedonia

The World Bank withdrew its funding for one of the two big hydropower projects inside Mavrovo National Park in Macedonia. This is another important win for the protection of Balkan rivers from the destruction by the hydro lobby. About 2700 new dams are currently projected between Slovenia and Albania and major international banks are the […]
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Macedonia urged to suspend controversial hydropower project

Strasbourg, Skopje, Prague – In the latest blow to planned hydropower dam in Macedonia’s Mavrovo National Park, the Standing Committee of the Bern Convention, the European wildlife treaty, added today (4 December) its voice to growing calls to reconsider this reckless project. The spotlight is now on the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), […]
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Photo exhibition „Expressions of dissaproval“ held in Brussels

In the period from 5th-10th October 2015, NGO Green Home has, as one of organizators, participated on photo exhibition in Brussels named „Expressions of dissaproval“ by Vaso Knezevic from NGO Da zazivi selo from Pljevlja. Exhibition was opened in „RasArt“ gallery. Exhibition was opened by Ms Nikol Sioens, high official of the European Union. Diplomatic […]
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Adriatic countries united in combating oil drilling in the Adriatic Sea

Today (27.10.2015.), in Split, the S.O.S. Adriatic coalition gathered representatives of environmental organizations and initiatives from Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Italy to form a common platform for protecting the Adriatic from oil pollution. Since governmental elites and oil companies are misguiding public opinion in similar ways in all of the Adriatic countries, we decided […]
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National park Sutjeska – MP’s in the service of private interest

On the session of the Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Committee within the National Assembly of Republic of Srpska, 19.10.2015., the civil initiative for Sutjeska was discussed and once again, taken off the agenda of the National Assembly with two votes for and four abstained. Center for Environment points out that this act represents blocking […]
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Vrbas River Canyon is safe – what to do next?

The public, two days ago, had the opportunity to see a brief news media notice of termination of the concession agreement for the construction and operation of two high hydro power plants in the Vrbas River Canyons, which in 2004 Government of Republic of Srpska (RS Government) signed with the company HES Vrbas. Unfortunately, RS […]
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The fall of Croatian Government’s „little Norway“ – no contract signing for Adriatic oil drilling

The harmful project of exploration and exploitation of oil and gas in the Adriatic Sea is about to fall apart. One of the reasons is the big public opposition, as well as the S.O.S. Adriatic campaign. Citizens clearly showed that they care about the Adriatic. At Thursday’s (24.9.2015.) session, the Croatian Government abolished the concession […]