Neary 40 civil society organisations have signed a letter to EBRD and Croatian Government with a demand to cancel the construction of HE Ombla!

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Neary 40 civil society organisations from whole Crotia, including the Friends of the Earth International, Bankwatch i Justice and Environment have signed a letter to EBRD and Croatian Government with a demand to cancel the construction of HE Ombla.
13.05.13. 21:16
Natural Resources

TE Plomin C to cause as many as 680 premature deaths over 40 years

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Today (May 03rd 2013) representatives of Greenpeace, Zelena Akcija and Zelena Istra have held a press conference where Greenpeace’s case study on hidden costs of planned coal-fired power plant Plomin C was presented.
03.05.13. 12:32
Energy and climate change

Dubrovnik residents vote against golf course

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Over 11,000 Dubrovnik citizens voted on Sunday, in a local referendum to save the cultural and natural heritage of the UNESCO city of Dubrovnik. 84% voted against plans to build a golf resort on the Srdj plateau above the city. Friends of the Earth Croatia is campaigning against the plan, which has links to alleged corruption and tax evasion, will come at the expense of local citizens, and will permanently damage Dubrovnik's international reputation.
30.04.13. 17:34
Natural Resources

Local referendum to save Dubrovnik’s heritage

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A local referendum will take place this weekend to save the cultural and natural heritage of the UNESCO city of Dubrovnik – which is under threat from plans to build a golf resort on the Srdj plateau above the city. Friends of the Earth Croatia is calling on local citizens to reject the plan, which has links to alleged corruption and tax evasion, will come at the expense of local citizens, and will permanently damage Dubrovnik's international reputation.
26.04.13. 15:17
Natural Resources

Greenpeace ship in action against the thermopower plant "Plomin C"

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Yesterday Greenpeace, in cooperation with the NGOs Zelena akcija, Zelena Istra and Pineta, carried out an action against the construction of the Plomin C coal power plant. At the entrance to Plomin Bay, Greenpeace hung a large banner saying “Stop Plomin C” on its 50 metre ship Arctic Sunrise. In this way, Greenpeace announced its active involvement in the campaign against the implementation of this economically and environmentally harmful project.
16.04.13. 18:22
Energy and climate change

Arctic Reflections - Invitation to book promotion

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On Friday, 18 January 2013, beginning at 18:00, we invite you to Arctic Reflections at the premises of the Croatian Association of Artists ("Džamija").
16.01.13. 16:05
Announcement

Strengthening environmental protection in the region - from advocacy to sustainable development!

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On January 15 in Zagreb, new regional project was introduced: Promoting sustainable energy and natural resource management. Project holder is Zelena akcija/FoE Croatia, and the project is funded by IPA program of the European Union.
15.01.13. 11:51
Natural Resources ETNAR

Jagoda Munić elected president of Friends of the Earth International

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Jagoda Munić from Zelena akcija/FoE Croatia, was elected for a president of the world's largest network of environmental NGOs, yesterday in El Salvador at the annual meeting of Friends of the Earth International (FoEI), for a term of two years.
12.11.12. 10:24

Croatian green groups mount legal challenge on "Plomin C" coal power plant

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Zelena Akcija (Friends of the Earth Croatia) and Green Istria, with the support of several local residents, have today submitted a legal appeal against the environmental permit for the Plomin C coal power plant, which was issued on 20 September by the Croatian Ministry for the Protection of the Environment and Nature.
29.10.12. 12:30
Energy and climate change

Public space for gardens and parks, not cars

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Green Action activists, in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung, and with activists from the civil initiative Parkticipation, held a performance today at 11 a.m. in front of Zagreb City Hall. Today is International PARKing day which is celebrated in over 100 cities all over the world and on this day NGO’s and civil initiatives turn parking places into green surfaces; parks and gardens.
21.09.12. 11:58
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