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OAA Albania: Reflection on the current emergency situation and future consequences

To capture such extraordinary global circumstances Organic Agriculture Association (OAA) from Albania is producing a professional video for the regional audience and broader to properly reflect on current emergency, due to Covid -19 virus pandemic situation.
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Bulgarian protest successful against the proposition for endorsement of 43 old and 300 new sHPPs in NATURA 2000 areas

BALKANKA anglers club and NGO’s coalition “For the Nature”, with SEENET member BALKANI Wildlife as part of the coalition, organised a protest in front of the Parlament in Sofia, Bulgaria, on February 13 against recently proposed amendment of the national Water Framework Law.
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Green Home: Raising awareness in Montenegro

Green Home, SEENET member from Montenegro, has organized a series of info days about Chapter 27 - environmental policy of EU, focusing on climate change. Between 11th and 18th of December, Info days were realized in three cities -Berane, Podgorica and Budva- each in one region of Montenegro.
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Positive news from 39th Bern Convention regarding Kresna Gorge case

On Friday 6 December, the Standing Committee of the Bern Convention decided to strengthen the monitoring of the Struma highway construction through the Kresna Gorge by sending an expert mission to the project. The decision followed a European Commission report identifying violations of the European environmental legislation in the EIA procedure and in the application form for EU financing for the project.
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Kontra LNG: Campaign and legal work against a LNG terminal project on the island of Krk (Croatia)

The “Kontra LNG” campaign is since the end of 2017 actively opposing, through public actions and legal work, the EU Commission backed LNG terminal project on Krk island in the Adriatic sea, denouncing its serious impacts on the environment and local community as well as the pointlessness of such fossil fuel new infrastructure in the current context of climate crisis and necessary urgent fossil fuels phase-out.
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Fridays for Future Albania: Albanian SEENET NGOs EDEN Qendra and IEP fostering the youth movement against climate change

Activists and volunteers from SEENET NGOs EDEN Environmental Center/Qendra EDEN and Institute for Environmental Policy – IEP are since September’s Global Climate strikes fostering a youth movement against climate change in Albania, articulated as the “Fridays for Future” Albanian group, bringing together youngsters from Tirana and other major cities in the country aiming to raise awareness on the current climate crisis and call on citizens to get active both at individual level, changing to more sustainable behaviors, and collectively, reminding Albanian government to keep the promises made on Paris agreement
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Eko Element: Building capacity for competent water and soil management

Eko element (BiH) project “Korak po korak” promotes and reinforces practical and professional management of water and soil through trainings for CSOs on sampling, laboratory analysis and interpreting results aiming to build capacities for on-the-spot citizens’ monitoring and fast reaction on water and soil pollution incidents.
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Letter of support to Save Kresna Gorge and BALKANI Wildlife Society

Answering to the request of Bugarian SEENET member BALKANI Wildlife Society on behalf of the Save Kresna Gorge coalition, 12 SEENET member organizations and members of coalitions belonging to the SEENET network have subscribed a letter addressed to the Bern Convention Secretariat and the delegates of the 39th meeting of the Bern Convention Standing Committee, supporting the Save Kresna Gorge coalition appeal to open a case file on the construction of Struma Motorway in Kresna Gorge
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Green Home: Forum in the open – Thinking about climate change

Green Home, SEENET member NGO from Montenegro, on the occasion of the COP25 conference in Madrid will be organizing the public event “Forum in the open – Thinking about climate change”, in the three most populated cities in Montenegro – Podgorica, Niksić and Bar – with a creative performance act as a central point, aiming to raise awareness and open discussion and information exchange with citizens on one of the most urgent and relevant topics today – the global climate change crisis.
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Eko Bistro: Citizen's initiative to restore mountain Kruščica‘s former spatial plan without sHPP

Ecological society „Bistro“ from Vitez (Bosnia and Herzegovina) aims to launch a citizen's initiative with the cause of reverting the changes in mountain Kruščica‘s spatial plan and aborting further small hydro power plants developments in the area.