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Workshop for effective visual material (and why it is important)

On Friday 27.04. the first online SeeNet workshop in 2020 was held on the topic of effective use and enhancement of the quality of photo and video material as practical tips were elaborated on good and bad examples.
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Institute for Environmental Policy (IEP) continues to build an Albanian Green Deal

Albanian SEENET member IEP plans to hold two online seminars, first one with environmental activists and other interested parties, and the second one including SEENET network to start the conversation on a Green Deal for the country and the region and at the same time initiate an online campaign to inform the general public.
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Graphics on impact of Covid-19 on seven South East Europe countries

These graphics compare the impact between the countries in the region, showing there are no significant differences, except for Serbia which has higher rates.
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SEEP: Coral reefs research in Vlora Bay in Albania

SEEP, a local organization near Vlora Bay, on the southern edge of the Albanian Adriatic coast is exploring coral reefs to expose the impact of climate change on the marine biodiversity of Vlora Bay.
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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