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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 […]
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National park Sutjeska – MP’s in the service of private interest

On the session of the Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Committee within the National Assembly of Republic of Srpska, 19.10.2015., the civil initiative for Sutjeska was discussed and once again, taken off the agenda of the National Assembly with two votes for and four abstained. Center for Environment points out that this act represents blocking […]
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Vrbas River Canyon is safe – what to do next?

The public, two days ago, had the opportunity to see a brief news media notice of termination of the concession agreement for the construction and operation of two high hydro power plants in the Vrbas River Canyons, which in 2004 Government of Republic of Srpska (RS Government) signed with the company HES Vrbas. Unfortunately, RS […]
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Civic Coalition for Responsible Exploitation of Oil Resources welcomes the withdrawal of the Shell oil company from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Civic Coalition for Responsible Exploitation of Oil Resources in B-H welcomes the decision of the Shell oil company not to extend the period of validity of the Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) and terminate cooperation with the FBiH Government on plans for the exploration and exploitation […]
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The fall of Croatian Government’s „little Norway“ – no contract signing for Adriatic oil drilling

The harmful project of exploration and exploitation of oil and gas in the Adriatic Sea is about to fall apart. One of the reasons is the big public opposition, as well as the S.O.S. Adriatic campaign. Citizens clearly showed that they care about the Adriatic. At Thursday’s (24.9.2015.) session, the Croatian Government abolished the concession […]
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European environmental groups call for protection of Sutjeska National park

Banja Luka, September 15 – at a press conference held today at Hotel Bosna representatives of Friends of the Earth Europe – the largest grassroots environmental network in Europe, Pro Natura/ Friends of the Earth Switzerland, Centar za životnu sredinu/ Friends of the Earth Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia called […]
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Riverwatch and EuroNatur: Three new insect species discovered in Macedonia

Previously unknown caddisfly and stonefly species discovered in Mavrovo National Park. Species endangered due to hydropower development. Vienna, Radolfzell, August 12, 2015. One doesn’t have to travel to the Amazonas or descent to the depths of the sea in order to discover new species. A closer look at the Balkans is enough. In collaboration with […]
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Balkan Youth Climate Movement meeting, Šolta Island, August 2015

Zelena akcija /FoE Croatia activists organised a strategic regional meeting with 10 young people from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia which took place in Solar Academy on Šolta Island on August 3rd-8th. The aim of the meeting was to follow up on the activities since the first big regional Balkan youth climate movement (BYCM) […]
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Withdrawal of the decision on hydro-power plants on the Una River

The City council of Bihać withdrew today the decision of giving consent for starting the procedure and giving concession with the public contest-tender for project, building, management and transfer of small hydro power plant in Martin Brod and Dobrenica. Nataša Crnković, Center for Environment, Banja Luka: ‘We are strongly against the plans for hydro- power […]