© Matthias Schickhofer

Romanian forest conservationist wins EuroNatur Award 2016

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A heart for Europe’s last paradise forests

Romania’s primeval forests are a unique treasure of Europe’s natural heritage, but they are severely endangered. The Romanian biologist Gabriel Paun is beyond comparison in fighting with every possible personal effort for the Carpathian old-growth forests. For this commitment he will receive the EuroNatur Award.

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© Fejmi Daut

First international European Green Belt Day

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Cross-border nature conservation instead of barbed wire

Conservationists, citizens and local decision-makers from nine countries in Southeast Europe have set an example in cross-border cooperation for the protection of the European natural heritage.

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© Gregor Subic

Prominent support for Europe's last wild river

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Scientists fighting for Vjosa

Just in time for the World Rivers Day on September 25, the last big wild river of Europe – the Vjosa in Albania – receives prominent support from all over the world.

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© Willi Rolfes

Mystery Adriatic Flyway

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Adriatic Flyway ... and action!

What exactly is the Adriatic flyway? What threats migratory birds are facing on their journey along the Eastern Adriatic and why it is so important to protect cranes, ferruginous ducks and other birds along this flyway? See the film “Adriatic Flyway” to learn more...

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© Zeljko Scepanovic

Balkan Green Belt Photo Competition 2016

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A visual feast for nature lovers

Stunning mountains, magical lakes and a breathtaking wilderness: The entrants to the Green Belt photo competition have captured the natural treasures of the Balkan Green Belt in truly magnificent style.

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Campaign "Save the Blue Heart of Europe"

© Goran Safarek

Our Achievements 2015

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News

27/09/2016

A heart for Europe’s last paradise forests

The Romanian biologist and campaigner Gabriel Paun will receive the EuroNatur Award 2016 in about two weeks for his exemplary work to...

26/09/2016

Cross-border nature conservation instead of barbed wire

Last Saturday conservationists, citizens and local decision-makers from nine countries in Southeast Europe have set an example in...

22/09/2016

228 scientists from 33 countries support Europe’s last wild river

Just in time for the World Rivers Day on September 25, the last big wild river of Europe – the Vjosa in Albania – receives prominent support...

15/09/2016

Feast for the eyes for nature lovers

You don’t need to go the most far-flung corners of the world to take impressive and moving photos of nature. More than 300 photographers,...

25/08/2016

A visual feast for nature lovers

Breathtakingly beautiful mountains, magical lakes and a multifaceted wildlife: Some 200 nature enthusiasts have gone on a photographic foray...

Short film: Save the Balkan Rivers

© Lubomir Stefanov

Scene of the crime: the Adriatic

© Martin Schneider-Jacoby