Activities

Publicize the results of the EIA revision and stop the construction of HEPP Ombla!

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Green Action activists, in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung, held a press conference and performance, today at 11 a.m, in front of the Croatian Government on St. Marko’s Square, demanding the Government finally publicize the results of the final revision of the EIA for HEPP Ombla and stop this ecologically harmful and economically questionable project.

Throw old environmental impact assessment studies in the trash!

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Today (15.3.2012.) precisely at noon, in front of the HEP building, Vukovarska 37, Green Action activists, in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung, held a press conference and performance – YESTERDAY LEŠĆE, TODAY OMBLA, TOMORROW KOSINJ – THROW OLD EIAs INTO THE TRASH!
15.03.12. 13:35
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Citizens and NGO’s send a message from Dubrovnik – Stop HEP’s devastation of Ombla!

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in Komolac at the source of the river Ombla, the initiative Srđ is Ours, Green Action activists, in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Right to the City (Pravo na grad), Eko Omblići and Green Sun (Zeleno sunce) supported the citizens of the settlement near Ombla in their fight against the construction of this harmful project.

Scandalous Law on Golf Courses is no longer in force as of today (24.11.2011)!

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A law that repealed the Law on Golf Courses came into force today in Croatia. Read more...

Environmental groups call on the EBRD not to finance “high risk” underground hydropower plant in Croatian cave

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Croatian and international environmental organisations (more than 30 of them) have today (26. October 2011.) called on the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development not to go ahead with a planned EUR 123 million loan for the Ombla hydropower plant near Dubrovnik in Croatia, due to be approved by the bank's Board of Directors on 8th November

Nature protection, hunt and poaching

  We invite you to participate our seminar, "Nature protection, hunt and poaching”, on Wednesday, April 25 at 9 a.m. at Green Action  The seminar will take place as a part of the project Green Zone Velebit, which has been organized by Green Action and supported with worldwide funds since 2001.
15.04.07. 21:00
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Regional Conference: "Sustainable development in the Mt. Velebit area"

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Providing livelihoods to local communities and protecting natural and cultural heritage on Croatia’s way to the European Union Partners
12.03.06. 20:00
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SEMINAR “IMPLEMENTATION OF CITES AND PROBLEM OF POACHING IN THE GREEN BELT VELEBIT AREA”, CROATIA

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The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has the primary objective of ensuring that international trade in wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
01.02.06. 22:51
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New hunting law proposal in Croatia

Green Action has prepared position paper on the new law proposal in May (much worse in comparison with former law) and issued a press release in the media about it. The position paper has been sent to the Parliamentarians and Green Action has negotiated with one parliamentarian to present our position during the debate.
01.02.06. 21:10
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Campaign on River Drava against its destruction

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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
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OTTER SURVEY ON LIKA RIVER IN CROATIA

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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
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Campaign against GMOs in Croatia

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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
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Sustainable Development and Strengthening of the Handicraft Tradition in the Mountain Velebit Area

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As a result of many years of experience in the field work related to nature and biodiversity protection in Lika and Velebit area we have come to the understanding that adequate protection of natural resources is impossible without also conserving cultural heritage of the area and allowing economic prosperity for local population.
17.08.05. 03:00
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