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Invitation to the webinar: ENVIRONMENTAL APPROXIMATION IN WESTERN BALKANS AND TURKEY

What does the EU accession in the Western Balkans and Turkey mean for the environment? What is the role of CSOs in this process? Will the state of environmental protection be improved or not? If you are interested in these questions please join us at the WEBINAR:  ENVIRONMENTAL APPROXIMATION IN WESTERN BALKANS AND TURKEY, on […]
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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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European citizens sent a clear message: NATURA 2000 should be protected!

Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia today held a press conference in collaboration with the environmental network Friends of the Earth Europe, about the importance of nature conservation in Europe and Croatia. The conference was held on the occasion of their European meeting on nature protection which is being held this week in Zagreb and […]
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A representative of environmental NGOs from Croatia appointed president of the new EESC working group

Toni Vidan, a representative of environmental NGOs from Croatia to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), at the plenary session of this EU advisory body held yesterday, was elected president of the new working group on “Producers – consumers of energy and producer-consumer energy cooperatives: Opportunities and challenges in the EU “. The aim […]
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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 […]