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This website has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of Zelena akcija – FoE Croatia and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.

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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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SCIENTIA – increasing the awareness of importance of energy efficiency in small cities in Serbia

Project SCIENTIA – Small CIties Energy efficient Territorial Innovative Action, was implemented as an ETNAR sub-grant from 01/09/2015 to 01/02/2016 by Energy Innovation Center TESLIANUM. The aim of the project was to increase the awareness of small cities’ local authorities and citizens about the importance of energy efficiency for sustainable development through presenting the concept […]
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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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Improving implementation of nature protection standards in wind farms projects

During the implementation of ETNAR small grant project “Improving implementation of nature protection standards in wind farms projects”, Center for protection and research of birds of Montenegro managed to achieve certain consensus with all relevant stakeholders for necessity of development of Bird Sensitivity Map that would facilitate application of nature protection standards when projecting wind […]
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Educating the youngest members of Montenegrin society about sustainable use of water

From October to December 2015, as part of the project “SWAM – Sustainable WAter use in Black Sea Basin in Montenegro”, NGO “North Land” from Berane organised 16 lectures for students from Primary Schools in Gusinje, Andrijevica, Berane and Rožaja, as well as 2 lectures for children from Kindergarten “Radmila Nedić’’ in Berane, in order […]
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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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S.O.S. Pljevlja

On Monday 22nd December 2015, NGO Green Home in cooperation with two other NGO organizations organized an event in Pljevlja, from which a desperate call for help was sent with the aim of solving the enormous air pollution in Pljevlja and to mitigate the effects of this problem on health of the residents of Pljevlja. […]