Environment

Appeal from Dubrovnik: New oil platforms threaten the Adriatic

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A press conference was held in Dubrovnik today for the international tour of the Italian ship Goletta Verde, organised by One Adriatic, a network of environmental organisations fighting for an oil-free Adriatic.

World's biggest environmental organisations support the S.O.S. Adriatic campaign

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Today (15th May 2015) the S.O.S. Adriatic coalition held a press conference in Opatija, Croatia, where Greenpeace International, Friends of the Earth International and the Global Campaign to Demand Climate Justice gave support to the campaign against exploration and exploitation of oil in the Adriatic Sea.

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.

Action: Zagreb incinerator EIA approval faces legal challenge, 01.12.2006

Croatian environmental group Green Action has launched a legal appeal against the approval of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed 385 000 tonnes per year Zagreb incinerator, on the grounds that it was approved without a public consultation.
01.12.06. 19:10
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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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Action: Do you want a toxic waste dump in your community?, 16.02.2006

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Green Action staged a street theatre performance to call on Zagreb County not to accept a recent proposal for a toxic waste dump to be built there. If signed the deal would require the County to construct a toxic waste dump in exchange for having its waste burnt in the planned Zagreb incinerator.
16.02.06. 02:00
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Press release: EBRD criticised for persisting with rejected Zagreb incinerator project, 17.11.2005

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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
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News: Zagreb solid waste management programme - Case summary, 15.05.2005

The Zagreb Solid Waste Management Programme, carried out by a city-owned company called ZGOS and mainly funded by the EBRD, comprises the rehabilitation of Zagreb’s Jakuševec landfill site, which is widely reported to be the largest illegal landfill in Central and Eastern Europe.
15.05.05. 03:00
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Action: Waste + Incineration = Toxic Waste, 11.05.2005

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During the local election campaigns in May 2005 Green Action carried out a street theatre performance to draw attention to its objections to the planned municipal waste incinerator, emphasising the unsolved issue of what to do with the toxic ash produced by the plant.
11.05.05. 02:00
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