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Pollution

Dejan Georgievski
18/07/2014 - 14:04

Zelena Akcija (Friends of the Earth Croatia) and the UZOR Association from Zagreb’s borough of Resnik demanded, in the protest action held last Tuesday, July 15, 2014, that the proposed waste management plan for the City of Zagreb, which they find harmful in several areas, should be suspended and reviewed...

Dejan Georgievski
16/11/2012 - 12:32

After Croatian environmental protection minister publicly admitted, in a meeting with representatives of protesters from Slavonski Brod on November 10, that he couldn’t do anything to prevent the pollution coming from the oil refinery in Bosanski Brod, across the Sava River in BiH, environmental association Eko Kvarner demanded, on November 11, his resignation.

Dejan Georgievski
19/10/2012 - 11:27

The environmentalist associations “Eko-Stop” from Skopje, “Vila Zora” from Veles, “Grašnica“ from Ohrid and “Molika” from Bitola announced, on October 16, the start of implementation of “Protect Our Future” Project, with an initiative for legal definition of areas in which heavy industry will be allowed to be built and developed in Macedonia.

Dejan Georgievski
14/09/2012 - 10:45

In the action organized under the auspices of the global campaign „World Cleanup 2012: Let’s Clean the World Together”, organized last Sunday, September 9, 2012, by the “Ruke” (Hands) association, more than 37,000 volunteers in Bosnia and Herzegovina gathered 5,500 tons of waste from illegal landfills.

Božidar Mihajlović, president of “Ruke” Association, said that it was the biggest cleaning...

Dejan Georgievski
19/01/2012 - 10:26

Albanian Red Cross, with support from Open Society Foundation for Albania, and in coordination with the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, given the difficult situation of Roma families which live temporarily in a makeshift camp of tents in the area of Babrru in Tirana, intervened, on December 30, 2011, to alleviate the situation through the establishment of 8 new tents,distribution of 20 packages of foods, boxes with sanitary...