Ombla must be protected, not flooded!

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Yesterday the consultancy firms Oikon and Geonatura presented a new nature impact assessment study for the environmentally and economically risky Ombla hydropower plant in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The study had been commissioned by project promoter HEP at the request of the Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection and was met with a full hall of members of the public.
21.04.15. 12:31
Natural Resources ETNAR

“S.O.S. Adriatic” calls on OMV to withdraw from signing a contract that will harm the Adriatic

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Activists of the Coalition S.O.S. Adriatic, together with their Austrian partners Global2000, today held a protest performance and a press conference outside of the headquarters of the oil company OMV in Vienna.
31.03.15. 13:24
Energy and climate change

Getting to know global best practices in sustainable waste management

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From 11 to 14 March Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia took part in a specialist study visit to Italy organised by the NGO Sunce from Split. The aim was to learn about global best practices in sustainable waste management based on the waste hierarchy – in other words, waste prevention, separated collection, recycling and composting.
24.03.15. 17:59
Waste

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.
13.03.15. 14:05
Energy and climate change

Call for films for the second E?! Environmental film festival

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Do you shoot documentaries about environmental or health issues and you’d like them to be seen? We’re deciding on the film programme for the second E?! Environmental film festival in Zagreb, April 2015, and we’re interested in your film!
10.03.15. 00:59

NGOs demand transparency in negotiations over Plomin C coal project in Croatia

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Croatian electricity company HEP on Monday announced that it had signed an exclusivity agreement to conduct further negotiations with Japan's Marubeni - a company which has been implicated in several corruption scandals.
05.03.15. 14:40
Energy and climate change

S.O.S. Adriatic: We request the Government to cancel the contract signing with concessionaires

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The associations gathered in the coalition 'SOS Adriatic' welcome the request from the Government of the Republic of Slovenia for the implementation of cross-border consultation on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). Also we posses information that the Italian Government had already sent the same request.
26.02.15. 12:56
Energy and climate change

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.
17.10.14. 11:49
Natural Resources ETNAR

Incinerate the plan - recycle the waste!

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We demand the rejection of the proposed Zagreb Waste Management Plan and call for a new plan based on waste prevention and recycling, with no incineration.
25.09.14. 09:45
Waste

A regional ETNAR conference on energy and natural resources held in Banja Luka

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From September 11th to 12th, Centre for Environment organized a regional conference dedicated to natural resources and energy, which brought together leading civil society organizations in the region that deal with these issues.
21.09.14. 12:53
Natural Resources ETNAR