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Cooperation, not separation

++ Conservationists on the Balkans counteract national egoisms ++ Second international “European Green Belt Day” was complete success ++ Largest event in the regional section “Balkan Green Belt” took place in Serbia on the Danube ++

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Two new animal species discovered in the area of projected dam on Vjosa

++ International research team finds 300 animal species in only one week, including a new fish and stonefly species ++ Sediment transport could grind electricity generation of the projected hydropower plant Poçem to a halt within 25 years ++

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Demolition for the sake of nature

Last week, bird conservationists of several organisations pulled down illegal shooting boxes in the Croatian part of the Neretva Delta in cooperation with local police and firefighters: A great success for bird protection in the Adriatic region und a strong sign that EuroNatur and its partner organisations take resolute action against illegal bird hunting.

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Impressive pictures of the Balkans

Picturesque water landscapes, stunning mountains, and diverse wildlife. For the second photo contest “Balkan Green Belt”, once again numerous nature-lovers set out to look for photo subjects and to capture the beauty of the region along the former Iron Belt in impressive pictures.

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Romanian natural treasure threatened by hydropower project

EuroNatur and its partner organisations run the campaigns “SaveParadiseForests” and “Save the Blue Heart of Europe” to save the river and forest gems of the Balkans from destruction. The Jiu, a wild river in the Carpathians of Romania, is among the rivers threatened by hydropower plants. EuroNatur is now joining the struggle to prevent it from being dammed.

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Nature conservation work 2016: EuroNatur takes stock

As conservationists we face many challenges, some of which are quite overwhelming. However, the 2016 EuroNatur Annual Report shows once again that we can do something about the destruction of our European natural heritage if we try to do so together!

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Dedication to internationally significant wetland area

++ Gudrun Steinacker receives EuroNatur Award 2017 ++ German ambassador (ret.) to Montenegro strongly advocated protection of Ulcinj Salina ++

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Wonderful marvels of nature

“Reward” is the fitting title of the winner of this year’s photo competition “European Treasures of Nature”. Out of approximately 4,000 images, the jury awarded the first prize to the theme of the busy ant rewarding itself with a drop of water after work is done.

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Huchen protesting at Drina Regatta

++ 20,000 people at this year's event on Drina River in Serbia ++ NGO's protested against damming the globally most important Huchen (Danube Salmon) River ++

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Does World Heritage Status provide protection to Romanian primeval forests?

++ EuroNatur and Agent Green welcome recognition of 24,000 hectares of primeval beech forests in Romania as World Heritage ++ Nonetheless: Destruction of old-growth forests in Romania is most pressing problem for nature conservation in Europe ++

 

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Cooperation, not separation

++ Conservationists on the Balkans counteract national egoisms ++ Second international “European Green Belt Day” was complete success ++ Largest event...

Two new animal species discovered in the area of projected dam on Vjosa

++ International research team finds 300 animal species in only one week, including a new fish and stonefly species ++ Sediment transport could grind...

Demolition for the sake of nature

Last week, bird conservationists of several organisations pulled down illegal shooting boxes in the Croatian part of the Neretva Delta in cooperation...

Impressive pictures of the Balkans

Picturesque water landscapes, stunning mountains, and diverse wildlife. For the second photo contest “Balkan Green Belt”, once again numerous...

Romanian natural treasure threatened by hydropower project

EuroNatur and its partner organisations run the campaigns “SaveParadiseForests” and “Save the Blue Heart of Europe” to save the river and forest gems...

Nature conservation work 2016: EuroNatur takes stock

As conservationists we face many challenges, some of which are quite overwhelming. However, the 2016 EuroNatur Annual Report shows once again that we...

Dedication to internationally significant wetland area

++ Gudrun Steinacker receives EuroNatur Award 2017 ++ German ambassador (ret.) to Montenegro strongly advocated protection of Ulcinj Salina ++

Wonderful marvels of nature

“Reward” is the fitting title of the winner of this year’s photo competition “European Treasures of Nature”. Out of approximately 4,000 images, the...

Huchen protesting at Drina Regatta

++ 20,000 people at this year's event on Drina River in Serbia ++ NGO's protested against damming the globally most important Huchen (Danube Salmon)...

Does World Heritage Status provide protection to Romanian primeval forests?

++ EuroNatur and Agent Green welcome recognition of 24,000 hectares of primeval beech forests in Romania as World Heritage ++ Nonetheless: Destruction...

Extension of Primeval Beech Forests World Heritage Site: Great Success for Dedicated Efforts

For several years, ten European countries and a number of nature conservation NGOs, including EuroNatur, had been jointly working towards the...

Forest Alert: Romanian Ministry Attacks Own Primary Forest Protection Laws

Ministry surprisingly neglects the existence of its 2005 published inventory on primary forest areas in the country.

Joy of motherhood for Maya

Great news from Macedonia: a baby Balkan lynx has been born! This is the first time scientists have succeeded in taking pictures of lynx young, since...

Building frenzy in Albanian pelican paradise

The Karavasta Lagoon at Albania’s Adriatic coast is one of the most important wetlands on the Balkans. However, a building company plans to construct...

Hydropower project Kalivaç revisited

Albanian government re-opens the concession procedure for the Kalivaç HPP++ NGOs prepare their opposition

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