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83 votes left to save Sutjeska

The Citizens’ initiative against hydro power plants in the National Park Sutjeska is on the agenda of the Fourth Session of the National Assembly, which starts on Tuesday, 19.5.2015. Nataša Crnković, Center for Environment: „We expect that the MPs will recognize the importance of this initiative and that it will be adopted, which would finally […]
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Invitation to the Regional CSOs seminar: «Energy and natural resources in the Western Balkans and Turkey» and SEENET annual gathering, Šolta Island, from 5th to 10th July 2015

Zelena akcija – Friends of the Earth Croatia is happy to invite you to apply for the Regional CSOs seminar “Energy and natural resources in the Western Balkans and Turkey”, to be held from July 5th to 10th 2015 in the Solar Academy at the Island of Šolta, near Split, in Croatia. The seminar is […]
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A year after the floods: You owe us the answers

At a press conference held yesterday (13.05.2015), Center for Environment has presented the video that was made on the occasion of the last year’s disastrous floods in which they aim to present numerous questions that the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina still ask as well as the document with the positions of organizations from the […]
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Ombla must be protected, not flooded!

Yesterday the consultancy firms Oikon and Geonatura presented a new nature impact assessment study for the environmentally and economically risky Ombla hydropower plant in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The study had been commissioned by project promoter HEP at the request of the Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection and was met with a full hall of members […]
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“S.O.S. Adriatic” calls on OMV to withdraw from signing a contract that will harm the Adriatic

Activists of the Coalition S.O.S. Adriatic, together with their Austrian partners Global2000, today held a protest performance and a press conference outside the headquarters of the oil company OMV in Vienna. Austrian OMV, as part of a consortium with the American oil company Matrathon Oil received a preliminary permit for the biggest number of exploration […]
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The municipality of Kakanj and NGO “Alternative” collaborate in the process of legalization and protection of rural water supply in the area of Kakanj

“Are we responsible in the management of local water supply systems?”, is a question that should be answered with appropriate measures to protect the water supply, and if we know that the majority of them is not even legalized then it is quite clear what the problem is. We must act without waiting for others […]
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South eastern European countries must take climate action or face hefty bills, says new report

Prague, Belgrade, Kiev, Podgorica, Sarajevo, Banja Luka – Countries of the Energy Community [1] risk wasting hundreds of millions of Euros on outdated energy infrastructure if they do not adopt policies to tackle climate change, finds a new report released today by CEE Bankwatch Network and partners in four countries across the region.[2] The report, […]
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Battle for Sutjeska – a step closer to victory

The District Court in Banja Luka canceled the decision about the approval of environmental impact assessment study for small hydro power plants in the Hrčavka River canyon in the National Park Sutjeska, and made a verdict in favor of Center for Environment. After the District Court ruled in favor of the Center for Environment and […]
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Protest against the announced oil and gas exploration in Budva

Budva 10th March 2015. –  NGO Green Home organized a protest against the announced oil and gas exploration in the Adriatic Sea in Budva on Tuesday 10th March. The reason for the protest was the Adriatic summit on oil and gas, which was held on that day in Budva, and which aimed to examine the […]
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Announcement For the call of proposals for sub-granting Advocacy NGOs networks for sustainable use of energy and natural resources in the Western Balkans and Turkey – ETNAR

PROJECT CODE: IPA-CSF-2014/351-683, under IPA Civil Society We are announcing the call for proposals under the EU funded ETNAR project for the CSOs in the Western Balkans and Turkey, for advocacy campaigns in the Western Balkans and Turkey. The deadline for submission of the applications is April 30th 2015 at 23.59. Further information for the […]