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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. […]
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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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Activist performance calls on citizens of Montenegro to support protest against air polution in Pljevlja

Activists of NGO “Breznica” from Pljevlja organised a performance in a number of Montenegrin cities, calling on their citizens to support a protest against air pollution in Pljevlja, scheduled for December 22nd. Wearing white overalls and gas masks, and even utilising an air raid siren, they once again tried to draw public attention to the […]
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The development of municipal energy: how local governments can promote decentralized energy projects?

Yesterday, December 10, 2015, at the climate summit in Paris a discussion was held organized by the global organization ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability), and two advisory institutions of the European Union – Committee of the Regions and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on the subject: “the development of municipal energy: how local […]
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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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An initial meeting on the Feasibility Study for the Bird Sensitivity Map held in Podgorica

As part of the project “Improving implementation of nature protection standards in wind farms projects”, implemented by the Centre for Protection and Research of Birds – CZIP within the ETNAR  sub-granting scheme, on December 4th 2015 a meeting on the  Feasibility Study for a Map of sensitive areas was held in the EU Info Centre. […]