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“S.O.S. Adriatic” calls on OMV to withdraw from signing a contract that will harm the Adriatic

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Activists of the Coalition S.O.S. Adriatic, together with their Austrian partners Global2000, today held a protest performance and a press conference outside of the headquarters of the oil company OMV in Vienna.

Getting to know global best practices in sustainable waste management

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From 11 to 14 March Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia took part in a specialist study visit to Italy organised by the NGO Sunce from Split. The aim was to learn about global best practices in sustainable waste management based on the waste hierarchy – in other words, waste prevention, separated collection, recycling and composting.
24.03.15. 17:59
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Proposal on Safety in Offshore Research Act: A Drilling of Common Sense!

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The organizations gathered in the coalition S.O.S. Adriatic demand the withdrawal of the proposed Safety in Offshore Research and Exploitation of Hydrocarbons Act, which represents a clear and crude distortion of the EU Directive.

Coal is leading us into climate chaos!

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Today Green Action (Friends of the Earth Croatia) activists performed a protest performance entitled „Climate Chaos“, in Zagreb. The performance was part of the world-wide Day of Action against coal, organized in over 50 countries. This performance illustrated future, but also current, impacts of climate change in Croatia, and the rest of the world.

Incinerate the plan - recycle the waste!

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We demand the rejection of the proposed Zagreb Waste Management Plan and call for a new plan based on waste prevention and recycling, with no incineration.
25.09.14. 09:45
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Give up on the TP ‘’Plomin C’’

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Today (10.4.2014.) the Green action, Greenpeace and Green Istria activists have protested in front of the Croatian government, demanding for the construction of Plomin C thermal power plant operating on imported coal, to be abolished. By setting up a 6 meters high model of the human lungs, they have pointed about the negative health effects such power plant would have.

‘’Plomin C’’ - is IDS favoring their seats over public health?

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Today (14.2.2014.), the Green action and Green Istria activists have performed a protest action in front of the Parentium hotel moments before IDS electoral summit.

ETNAR conference held in Palic, Serbia

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Civil society wants to promote renewable energy and conservation of natural resources in the Western Balkans and Turkey

ZELENA AKCIJA / FOE Croatia welcomes the EBRDs cancelation of the loan for controversial Croatian dam

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Zagreb, May 28 – Croatian electricity company HEP and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have cancelled a EUR 123, 2 million loan contract for the controversial Ombla underground hydropower plant near Dubrovnik HEP announced yesterday. In this way, implementation of this harmful project is being stopped, considerind it was highly depending on EBRD loan.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
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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.

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.

Friends of the Earth Europe support the struggle against the HE Ombla and Golf resort Srdj in Dubrovnik.

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At a press conference in Dubrovnik organised by citizen’s initative Srđ je naš, Zelena akcije/ Friends of the Earth Croatia, Friends of the Earth Europe representatives expressed the concern for the cultural and natural heritage of the UNESCO protected city of Dubrovnik. The city is threatened by planned construction of the golf resort at Srdj Platou and HE power-plant at the source of river Ombla.

Reject the Plomin C coal power plant

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Green Action activists, in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung, held a protest performance today at 12 p.m. in front of the Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection, asking Minister Zmajlović to reject the EIA for the Plomin C coal plant.

Green Action firmly opposed to the coal powe plant Plomin

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Green Action activists, in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung, held a protest action today at 11 a.m. in front of the Ministry of Construction and Spatial Planning pointing out that the process of Environmental Impact Assessment for the third block of the coal power-plant Plomin has been turned into a farce.

ZELENA AKCIJA / FOE CROATIA HAS ELECTED A NEW PRESIDENT

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Zagreb, Thursday 31st May 2012, Zelena akcija / FoE Croatia held the annual assmebly where we have elected the sixth president in 22 years of out existance. New president is Mr. Bernard Ivčić, member and activist for many yers and vice-president since 2011. The members of the executive board are: Ms Zeljka Leljak Gracin (vice-president), Mr. Luka Tomac (vice-president), Mr. Toni Vidan, Ms. Jagoda Munić, Ms. Daniela Jovanova Ivanković and Mr. Sven Janovski.
02.06.12. 20:42
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