Green Action

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

Document: Incinerator correspondence with EBRD #1, 14.10.2005

Letter from Green Action to EBRD, 14th October 2005
14.10.05. 02:00
Waste

Document: Incinerator analysis - Position paper, 14.10.2005

Concerns regarding the proposed waste-to-energy incinerator in Zagreb, Croatia
14.10.05. 02:00
Waste

News: Report about the 2005 annual general meeting of the EBRD in Belgrade, 08.06.2005

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EBRD is providing funding for several projects in Croatia, such as the Zagreb Wastewater Treatment Plant, the Karlovac Wastewater Treatment Plant, and part of the Rijeka-Zagreb Motorway.
08.06.05. 02:00
Environmental Law

News: Zagreb wastewater treatment plant - Case summary, 15.05.2005

The Zagreb Central Wastewater Treatment Plant (CWWTP), which is currently under construction, is supposed to address the fact that Zagreb currently has no wastewater treatment facilities for its 900,000 inhabitants, and wastewater passes directly into the Sava River.
15.05.05. 03:00
Waste

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
Waste

Case study: Zagreb solid waste management programme, 15.05.2005

Read further to read the whole case study.
15.05.05. 02:00
Waste

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
Waste

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

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

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

KYOTO protocol is coming into effect

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After 6 years and 2 months, since it was established, on 2.16.2005 Kyoto protocol is coming into effect.
03.02.05. 20:00
Energy

Green telephone against toxic waste

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04.02.2005. TOXIC WASTE FOUND!
03.02.05. 20:00
Green Phone

Third year of "Solar Academy" - working on the future

Solta-2003
After the encouraging experiences of the last two years' activities, Green Action has organised the third international workcamp on the island of Solta. From July 04th - 18th.
05.07.04. 21:00
Energy

No time to waste - environmental campaigning changes the face of Central Europe

This lecture will be performed on January 22th 2004 at 19.00 h in the hall of Green Action in Frankopanska street 1. On his lecture he will use video material of Greenpeace campaigns and stories on Genetic Manipulated Organisms, nuclear energy, and the fight against scrupelous chemical industries.
18.01.04. 20:00
Activist Group

"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

End of Annual Eco-Seminar

Zagreb, 19. november 2003. - Green Action Vice-President Toni Vidan yesterday held the last of this year's ecological seminars in the NGO's headquarters.
18.11.03. 20:00
Environmental Centre

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