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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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Slovenian section of the Mur river becomes a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

Good news for Central Europe's largest river landscape: UNESCO has acknowledged 29,000 hectares of floodplain of the Slovenian Mur river as a...

Illegal construction works in Valbona-National Park are still going on

Charade of Justice in Albania: Different courts mutually cancel their decisions in the case of the planned power plant Dragobia. The suffering ones...

Re-introduction of Cinereous Vultures in Bulgaria

Three young cinereous vultures are about to be released in the wild. In the eastern part of the Balkan range, our partners of Green Balkans and Fund...

Nature photo safari

Sunbathing seals, ruffs in combative mood and a delicate coming-together of common blue butterflies: 892 nature enthusiasts set out on a photographic...

Award for a River Conservationist with Passion

++ 2018 EuroNatur Award goes to Roberto Epple ++ Founding President of the European Rivers Network has devoted himself for decades to the wild rivers...

Blue Heart in the European Parliament

On Wednesday 27th June, there was a screening of the documentary film “Blue Heart” in the European Parliament in Brussels. In the subsequent debate...

Four years of successful white stork conservation

The project to preserve wet meadows and pastures has delivered great success for the white storks of Europe over the past four years. This project,...

Over 120.000 signatures against hydropower in the Balkans

++ Petition against the financing of dam projects in the Balkans signed by more than 120,000 people ++ Petition handed over to the EBRD in London...

Construction stop of hydropower plant in Valbona Valley

There is hopeful news regarding the Albanian Valbona River: The Administrative Appeals Court in Tirana ruled to stop immediately all the construction...

Bern Convention visits Vjosa in Albania

Representatives of the Bern Convention visited the Vjosa in order to investigate to which extent plans for hydropower development are jeopardizing the...

Historic Rapprochement between Macedonia and Greece

The name dispute over Macedonia could soon be a thing of the past.

Brave women of Kruščica win court case against dam construction

A major court victory has been won by a group of activists protecting their community and river from the threat of new dam construction.

Promises, promises…Yet another one broken by the Montenegrin government over Ulcinj Salina

++ Nature conservation organisations launch international petition ++ Demand for the immediate protection of the Ulcinj Salina in Montenegro ++...

Forest destruction in Romania: Large-scale raid against criminal network started

The anti-mafia prosecutor's office in Bucharest is finally taking action against the mafia structures of the Romanian timber industry. During a raid,...

Romania: Stopp Logging National Parks

++ Protest action in the wilderness of Domogled National Park draws public attention to environmental drama in the Carpathians ++

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