EuroNatur News

One, two, many – Workshop on the waterbird census

In January 2017 the midwinter International Waterbird Census will take place again. In order to make this possible representatives from nine different EuroNatur partner organisations were trained in a three-day practice orientated workshop in Mekovic in the Neretva-Delta in Croatia.

More ...

Put a stop to environmental destruction in national park!

Bulgaria’s conservationists are very concerned: the species-rich forests of the Pirin National Park are under threat from logging on a grand scale. With the support of “For the Nature in Bulgaria”, an alliance of a number of organisations, the WWF has started a petition to put a stop to these destructive plans. Please add your name to the petition!

More ...

Privatisation plans threaten Montenegro’s national parks

The Montenegrin government plans to privatise the country’s national parks - thereby open the floodgates to overexploitation and destruction of very valuable areas such as Lake Skadar National Park. In an open letter, EuroNatur urgently calls on the prime minister of Montenegro to keep the national park administrations under public control.

More ...

Save the old-growth forest of Boia Mica!

One of the last and most valuable primeval forests of Europe is threatened by logging. The Boia Mica Valley is situated in the midst of the Fagaras Mountains, Southern Carpathians, and is shown to be one of the last strongholds of European wilderness.

More ...

Green Belt instead of Iron Curtain

The 9th Pan-European Green Belt Conference sent a clear message for cross-border cooperation in European nature conservation and for a stronger connection between human beings and nature. More than 125 representatives of NGOs and GOs, scientists and nature conservationists met from 31 October to 3 November in Koli National Park in Finland to intensify cross-border cooperation along the European Green Belt.

 

 

More ...

Together for nature and species conservation in Macedonia

At the 5th Congress of Ecologists of Macedonia, Gabriel Schwaderer received the Macedonian Ecological Society’s (MES) conservation award. The Macedonian organisation is specifically honouring the EuroNatur CEO’s long-standing commitment for nature conservation in Macedonia.

More ...

Meeting of Experts for the Lesser Kestrel

What is the situation of the population of Lesser kestrels in the Balkans and in other European countries, and how can these elegant birds of prey be effectively protected? At the beginning of October, 54 experts from 11 countries met to exchange ideas at a Workshop in Bulgarian Plovdiv, which was organized by EuroNatur partner Green Balkans.

More ...

Film tip: Endangered treasure on the Adriatic Sea

Three years ago the Ulcinj Salt Works in Montenegro ceased production and as a result of that, one of the most important resting grounds for migrant birds in Europe may stop to exist. The short film “The Endangered Treasure of Ulcinj” appeals with impressive pictures for the protection of this unique natural and cultural heritage site.

 

More ...

Building projects for national park

With the parliamentary elections in Montenegro due to take place on 16 October, the EuroNatur foundation is urgently calling on the new government not to allow any developments in the Lake Skadar National Park, one of the most valuable jewels of Europe’s natural heritage. There are already plans for extensive building projects in the national park.

More ...

Save Europe’s last paradise forests!

Today Romanian biologist and campaigner Gabriel Paun received the EuroNatur Award 2016 on Mainau Island (Lake Constance) for his outstanding commitment to save the Romanian primeval forests.

More ...

Do you want to help?

Donation

Europe's natural treasures are threatened. EuroNatur takes action. Support our work with your donation!

News

International support for natural paradise in Montenegro

European natural treasure still threatened in Montenegro – is protecting the Salina Ulcinj beyond the power of the Montenegrin government? +++ Nature...

Active for nature conservation in Europe for 30 years

Nature conservation foundation EuroNatur celebrates 30th anniversary +++ Ongoing efforts for Europe’s natural treasures

European Parliament discusses Sava River

++ Opportunities for and threats to one of the most valuable rivers of Europe ++ Unique potential for natural flood control identified

Handover of the Memorandum for Protection of the Primary Forest Heritage of Romania

Primary forests in Romania receive prominent support from all over the world. 200 scientists and forest ecology experts from 27 countries and three...

#SaveParadiseForests-Campaign: Activists stopp Wood Trucks

Agent Green activists, scientists and mountaineers stop logging trucks in Romania to raise alarm about paradise forest destruction +++ Forest...

Maya’s new necklace

In Macedonia’s Stogovo mountain range, nature conservationists have succeeded in catching a female Balkan lynx and fitting her with a tracking device....

Romania’s old-growth forests under imminent danger

EuroNatur and Agent Green raise the alarm: A bill is proposed to lower fines for illegal logging and destruction of primeval forests in Romania +++...

Albania: European Parliament demands national park for Vjosa and stop to hydropower projects

In the current Enlargement Report of the European Parliament, the Parliament explicitly criticizes the Albanian government in regards to its...

14 February 2017: A historic day for transboundary Prespa

The environmental NGOs urge the three littoral countries and the European Union to quickly move ahead with the operation of the transboundary Prespa...

New hope for Romania’s old-growth forests

Early this week Romanian Minister of Waters and Forests, Adriana Petcu, received a weighty petition from EuroNatur partner organisation Agent Green:...

More work to be done

In December 2016, the EU Commission decided to improve the implementation of its nature conservation Directives. Following this at the end of January,...

Dash to the Finish Line in Our Photo Competition

The heat is on: EuroNatur is calling on all nature photographers to submit their top five pictures of Europe's fascinating natural world by 31st March...

“White Book Sava” presented

On the occasion of this year’s World Wetland Day on February 2, the environmental organisations Riverwatch and EuroNatur today present the “”White...

Hunting ban because of snow and frost

Freeze and heavy snowfall claimed a high number of victims among water birds on the Balkans. On top of that, hunting is putting huge pressure on the...

New Hope for Balkan Rivers

Funding for the two large hydropower projects in Mavrovo National Park, Macedonia, has been axed. After the World Bank withdrew from financing the...

By using our services, you agree that we use cookies. Data protection