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Freshwater Programme was established in 2004
08.04.10. 17:28
09.04.10. 11:22

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
Natural Resources

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
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.

Water management on the Drava and Mura in Croatia in line with EU environmental legislation

The lower Drava and Mura Rivers in the border area between Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and Hungary are one of the most valuable river ecosystems in Europe.
15.10.05. 02:00
Freshwater Press release

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
Natural Resources

LET THE DRAVA FLOW FREE

Between Varazdin and the Slovenian border, Croatian Water Authorities are turning the living river into a concrete canal, closing off its meanders and side branches, and extracting large quantities of gravel directly from the riverbed and banks.
01.04.05. 02:00
Freshwater Press release

Results of the Mid-Winter Waterfowl Counts in the proposed Drava-Mura-Danube Biosphere Reserve

The objective of the International Waterfowl Census (IWC) is to organise and implement monitoring of all water birds in the world with regular standardized counts.
22.02.05. 01:00
Freshwater Press release

International competition "Danube" for best photography

Danube river forum for environment is announcing International competition "Danube" for best photography related to Danube river basin.
04.02.05. 01:00
Freshwater

"The Tomato Monster" in Zagreb

Zagreb, 13. December, 2003 - A giant inflatable tomato is on tour in Zagreb as part of an international campaign for awareness and public participation in the current trade dispute between the USA and EU over genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
15.12.03. 20:00
GMOs

A Regional Food Industry Conference ended

Zagreb, 11th November, 2003 - A Regional Food Industry Conference entitled "How can we avoid the use of GMOs in seed, food and feed?" organised by Green Action, Green Network of Vojvodina and Umanotera from Slovenia was held today in Zagreb and gathered over 60 experts from all over Europe.
17.11.03. 20:00
GMOs

The Novo Virje Dam - an ecological disaster

Zagreb, 4. november 2003. -The WWF, Green Action and the Drava League have today held a press conference to appeal to the government to stop the construction of the Novo Virje hydro-electric plant on the river Drava and to begin searching for new sustainable development solutions.
05.11.03. 01:00
Freshwater

Black and White List

Black/white list of food manufacturers in Croatia relating to their position towards genetically modified organisms has been completed.
02.10.03. 21:00
GMOs

A call to boycott GMO products

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Zagreb, 1st october 2003. - To mark the passing of the new Environmental Protection Law, Green Action is calling on consumers to boycott products which contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and farmers to boycott GMO seed which would, in practice, result in Croatia becoming a "GMO free zone".
25.09.03. 21:00
GMOs