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Largest karst plain in Bosnia and Herzegovina achieves international recognition

EuroNatur, Youth Center Livno and WWF, applaud the new designation of Livansko polje, the largest periodically flooded karst field wordwide in Bosnia and Herzegovina and South Eastern Europe, as a wetland of international importance, under the International Ramsar Convention.

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Exhibition about an exceptional landscape

Franciscan monastery and EuroNatur open a new ecology and landscape exhibition in the Museum Gorica, Livno, which is famous for the art gallery and the collection of the cultural heritage of the region.

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Migratory birds in focus

Bird protection along the migration route from Central and Northeast Europe across the Adriatic Sea to Africa (Adriatic Flyway) is the main topic of a conference which EuroNatur and several partners are going to held in April 2009 in Ulicinj (Montenegro).

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International Photography Competition "Nature Treasures in Europe"

Black-winged stilts, alpine ibex and European rhinoceros beetle are the "stars" of the EuroNatur-photo competition 2008 ...

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EuroNatur is on the up and up

A spirit of optimism pervades EuroNatur. This internal development is now also shown to the public and the foundation is presented in a new appearance, e.g. via a new web presence or a new logo which concentrates completely on the name of the foundation. The name says it all at EuroNatur. Like hardly any other organisation, our projects focus upon nature conservation in Europe.

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EuroNatur-partner revives transhumance in Bulgaria

At the end of June after 14 days of walking the FWFF's sheep herd of over 600 sheep has arrived in Central Balkan National Park. The distance of about 200 km has created a lot of challenges to the shepherds.

 

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Photography Competition "Nature Treasures in Europe"

On April 28, the meeting of the jury of this year's photography competition took place in Stuttgart. A new record in numbers was established by receiving 1500 pictures of 320 photographers from 25 countries.

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Call for radical land reform

According to an IAASTD (International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development) report presented mid of April at the UNESCO in Paris, the way the world grows its food will have to change radically to better serve the poor and hungry if the world is to cope with a growing population and climate change while avoiding social breakdown and environmental collapse.

 

 

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"NatuRegio" – great opportunity for conservationists in Bulgaria and Romania

Seminar in Sofia about the implementation of "Natura 2000" and its consequences for the protection of species

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Vultures in Spain run out of carrion

In the EU, since the crisis of the mad cow disease in 2003 it is prohibited to leave carcasses of farm animals to the natural cycle. In Germany, where all carcasses go to disposal plants since longer anyway, nothing has changed through the corresponding EU-regulation (1774/2002).

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White Storks go online

The network of European Stork villages now has its own website. Visitors to the site www.storkvillages.net can find out about this charismatic bird,...

Network for the conservation of the threatened Karst Poljes

There was lively participation in the concluding international workshop for the preservation of the Karst Poljes in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Fifty two...

New blood for lynxes on the Balkans

Three lynxes caught by camera trap in Albania and Macedonia

German Environmental Prize awarded to Hubert Weiger

He is one of the trailblazers of the European Green Belt. Yesterday, Prof. Dr. Hubert Weiger received the German Environmental Prize in Braunschweig....

Hydropower plant in Romania: Successful court case, but construction continues

Positive court ruling, yet no reason to celebrate: Construction works for the hydropower plant at the Jiu River will continue. The Romanian...

Hands off Vjosa!

“Mos ma prek Vjosën (Hands off Vjosa!)” was the slogan at an atmospheric open air concert held in Tirana, where musicians let everyone hear about the...

EuroNatur Award 2017 assigned

For the Preservation of the Salina Ulcinj: Gudrun Steinacker is winner of the EuroNatur Award 2017

Fox in the Snow is best image in photo competition

This was the second time the Balkan Green Belt photo competition funded by the German Federal Environmental Foundation had been held. The overall...

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 ++

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