Apply: Balkan Youth Climate Movement camp (25-31 July 2016)

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Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia is happy to invite you to apply for the regional event 'Balkan Youth Climate Movement' camp, to be held from July 25th until July 31st 2016 in the Solar Academy on the Island of Šolta, near Split, in Croatia. The deadline for registrations is May 29th.

Green Action became a member of Zero Waste Europe

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Yesterday (April 24th) in Ljubljana Friends of the Earth Croatia became a member of Zero Waste Europe, network that brings together national associations most actively working on the implementation of environmental waste management systems and assists in the activities of more than 300 cities and municipalities that have adopted the Zero Waste Strategy.
25.04.16. 08:59
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The coalition 'One Adria' supported the referendum in Italy against the drilling in the Adriatic Sea.

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After the Italian government banned any new oil and gas platforms at a distance of 12 miles of the coastline, islands and protected areas in the sea, Italian citizens will be deciding this Sunday, April 17 on a referendum whether to remove all existing platforms within the specified distance with the expiry of their concessions.

Croatia among the worst in waste management in the EU - 62 organizations sent a proposal of the solution to the Ministry

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Coalition informally called "Zero Waste Croatia'' consisting of 44 environmental organizations gathered in Green Forum and 18 other NGOs and citizen initiatives sent today a common suggestion to create a new proposal of Waste Management Implementation Plan. Associations welcome the announcement of the new environment minister to abandon the harmful burning of trash and building of regional centers for mixed waste and require that the proposal of the Plan incorporate efficient measures of reducing, reusing, separation and recycling of waste. These measures are based on the concept of zero wa...
22.03.16. 09:24
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Balkan protests show need for more EU action on air pollution – new analyses

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Thousands of people took to the streets of Skopje, Pljevlja, Tuzla and other cities across the Western Balkans in December to demand action on chronic air pollution plaguing their communities. A new briefing paper shows that to a large degree these recurring smog incidents are the result of national authorities' protracted inaction. Yet, air quality could be dramatically improved if two EU directives are transposed into the Energy Community Treaty, according to two legal analyses also released today.

The spreading of dialogue for action against climate change in Croatia

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At Monday , 29. February, in the cinema ''Europa'' Friends of the Earth Croatia has organised a panel discussion on the theme of linking the various actors in terms of action against climate change and the premiere of the film "Ovo mijenja sve / This changes everything" inspired by the book by Naomi Klein.

„This Changes Everything“ - panel discussion and free screening of a documentary inspired by Naomi Klein

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Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia invites you to a panel discussion and free premiere of "This changes everything" (according to the book by Canadian author Naomi Klein), to be held on February 29th in Kino Europa (Cinema Europe) in Zagreb.

FoE Croatia got Zero Waste in Croatia moving! 7 municipalities adopted Zero Waste Strategy!

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Representatives of the city of Prelog and six surrounding municipalities today signed the European “Zero Waste 2020” strategy at a conference in Prelog organised by NGO Zelena akcija / Friends of the Earth Croatia and the communal waste company PRE-KOM. By signing the strategy, the local authorities – which are already leaders in sustainable waste management in Croatia – have committed to meet the ambitious goal of 70% separately collected waste by 2020.
25.02.16. 15:44
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Zagreb: EU Capital of trash!

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Green Action / FoE Croatia activists organized a protest performance just before a City hall meeting on 18th February, saying Zagreb is undoubtedly the worst European capital regarding waste management!
23.02.16. 18:14
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International action in Plomin: activists called on the Croatian Government to give up on coal import and the construction of "Plomin C"

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On February 17th, activists formed a human chain in front of the coal power plant in Plomin in Croatia and hanged a banner saying: "The price of coal? Our lives".