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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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Five star hotel on nudist island? Montenegro is looking for a private investor for “Ada Bojana”

EuroNatur claims consequent protection of this natural jewel

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European Meeting of Experts in Czech Republic

Each month one breed of domestic animals becomes extinct

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Young Bulgarians demonstrate for nature

Rila National Park hangs by a thread. Together with eight international nature conservation and mountaineering organisations EuroNatur demands a halt to illegal construction in Rila Nationalpark from Bulgarian authorities.

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Camera trap took first picture of Balkan lynx

At the turn of the year, a camera trap in the border area between Macedonia and Albania took a picture of a Balkan lynx. This photo was the first direct evidence that the endangered subspecies of the Eurasian lynx still exists.

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Millions of migratory birds are killed

More than 100 million birds are killed legally each year throughout Europe

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Spring hunting season on Malta closed prematurely

Success for bird protection

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Bird flu: Wild birds wrongly under suspicion?

EuroNatur demands clarification of the new breakout

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Ulcinj Salina ownership dispute finally resolved

It has now been unequivocally confirmed that the Ulcinj Salina in Montenegro is owned by the state. The government body responsible has ruled that the…

BEST Belt - More power for the European Green Belt

Over the next four years, the European Commission will fund a new pilot project at the European Green Belt (EGB). 400.000 Euros will be made available…

The Albanian village of Kutë goes solar

After a fund-raising campaign, solar panels are being fitted on the roofs of public buildings in the village of Kutë on the Vjosa river. They have…

Spotlight on nature’s diversity

Start of “Europe’s Natural Treasures 2022” international photography competition

Bern Convention targets crimes against nature

Dams, power plants, airports: numerous complaints from nature conservation organizations against destructive projects in the Balkans

New Position Paper: Energy generation without destroying nature is the path to climate neutrality 2040

Reduce, prioritise, restore: How to consume and generate energy to tackle the climate and nature crises.

Resistance Against Construction of Airport in Albania

Despite constant pressure from national and international NGOs, the Albanian government is sticking to the construction of a major airport near Vlora…

Award for Slovenian river conservationist

The biologist Andreja Slameršek was awarded the Wolfgang Staab Nature Conservation Prize on 11th November, a recognition of her tireless campaigning…

Albanian municipality on the Balkan Green Belt honoured with award

The small town of Kukës in northeastern Albania has been recognised as a Model Municipality of the European Green Belt. EuroNatur Executive Director…

EU Pilot Project Strengthens Nature Conservation at the European Green Belt

On November 9, 1989 the Berlin Wall came down – the beginning of the end of the Iron Curtain. 32 years later, the EU-funded project „BEST Belt“ aims…

Still a long way to go for Western Balkan states

EU Commission presents country reports on accession candidates

Demand: EIB has to improve environmental and social standards

The European Investment Bank has financed a series of damaging hydropower projects since 2010 which underline the need to tighten its environmental…

Mark of support for biodiversity: EuroNatur Award presented to World Biodiversity Council researchers

++ Researchers working for the World Biodiversity Council IPBES have received the 2021 EuroNatur Award ++ Science is drawing attention to dramatic…

Saving biodiversity: Researchers of IPBES receive EuroNatur Award

++ Researchers of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) are being awarded the EuroNatur Prize…

Two studies for the restoration of the Sava River and its floodplain published

Two brand-new studies for the revitalization of the Sava River and its floodplain have been published presented to key stakeholders from 19 to 22…