Press release: EBRD criticised for persisting with rejected Zagreb incinerator project, 17.11.2005

Zagreb, Croatia - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has today been criticised for its continued involvement in the controversial Zagreb municipal waste incinerator project, expected to cost up to EUR 290 million, in spite of the recent rejection of the project's Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
17.11.05. 01:00

Document: Incinerator correspondence with EBRD #2, 16.11.2005

Letter from Green Action to EBRD, 16th November 2005
16.11.05. 01:00

Meeting of Ministry of Culture and WWF/Green Action

The meeting was based on the recent discussions and developments on ministry and NGO (WWF, Drava League, Green Action, Drava Federation, DOOPS-Birdlife Slovenia, Euronatur) level, regarding the future protection and management of the transboundary Drava and Mura Rivers.
15.11.05. 01:00

Campaign on River Drava against its destruction

Since 2003 Green Action is part of ongoing campaigning process against gravel excavation and destruction of the river Drava by its devastating regulation. On this campaign Green Action is working together with WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), Croatian NGO The Drava League, Euronatur and The Drava Federation form Hungary.
12.11.05. 22:39
Natural Resources


Otter survey on Lika river is part of the Green Belt Velebit Project - a joint Green Action and WWF initiative for the long-term conservation and rural development of the large karst landscape system comprising the river basins of Lika, Gacka and Krbava, the Velebit mountain range and the sea channel where the system’s underground streams re-emerge.
12.11.05. 22:15
Natural Resources

Campaign against GMOs in Croatia

In an Open letter to the Croatian Parliament Green action (GA) has asked for improvements of the law proposal. We stated that for Croatia it is not necessary to produce or grow GMOs. We asked for public participation in decision-making process, more transparency and better access to information.
12.11.05. 21:23
Natural Resources

What is PEEN?

One important element of the implementation of the Pan-European Biological and Landscapes Diversity Strategy is the establishment of the Pan-European Ecological Network. The participating states have agreed that the network should be established by 2005.

What is PEBLDS?

The Pan-European Biological and Landscape Diversity Strategy was endorsed at the third Pan-European Conferences of Ministers of the Environment "Environment for Europe" held in Sofia in October 1995, it concerns more than 50 countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. The PEBLDS is a European response to support the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

What is CBD?

The Convention was opened for signature at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. It entered into force on 29 December 1993 and currently has 188 Parties.