Nature protection

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
Natural Resources

International Sava River Basin NGO Conference

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On 10th September 2006 in Krapinske Toplice, Croatia an International Sava River Basin NGO conference was held.
10.11.06. 01:00
Freshwater

Integrated Transboundary River Basin Management of the Sava

Through the Water and Ecosystems Programme, the Dutch government supports the implementation of the Framework Agreement by providing technical assistance to the establishment of a Sava Basin Commission and by supporting the elaboration of an Integrated River Basin Management Plan.
03.07.06. 02:00
Freshwater

Network of Local Actors from the Sava River Basin on Water Resource Management

The project is done in cooperation with the OSCE, UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research) and REC (The Regional Environmental Center) COs. The workshops were organized in all countries on: "Ensuring the quality and quantity of fresh water in the Sava River Basin", which all took in 2005
03.07.06. 02:00
Freshwater

Project: Danube Regional Project Component 1.1-9-Development of the Pilot River Basin Management Plan for the Sava

The Sava River Basin was selected as a model region for the development of a River Basin Management Plan.
29.06.06. 02:00
Freshwater

Sava Commission

On 27th of June 2005 International Sava River Basin Commission was established. Parties of the Commission are representatives of: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia and Montenegro.
29.06.06. 02:00
Freshwater

Sava River Basin: Sustainable Use, Management and Protection of Resources

The main objective of this project is to provide local authorities, governments, stakeholders, decision-makers, experts and site owners in the Sava River Basin countries with decision-support tools for the sustainable management of the river basin resources.
29.06.06. 02:00
Freshwater

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
Natural Resources

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
Natural Resources

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
Natural Resources

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
Natural Resources

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.

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