Turkish sub-grantees are progressing in their projects

The two Env.net subgrantees from Turkey, Tunceli Wildcat Communication Network and Society for the Protection of Natural and Cultural Entities of Kazdağı, have reported on their projects’ progress. Tunceli Lynx Communication Network executed their first workshop on March 24-30 in Tunceli. The Network representative gave a presentation on wildcats’ biology and their effect on natural[…..]

International Mother Earth Day

22nd April, 2016, International Mother Earth Day: To mark and celebrate 22nd April, the International Mother Earth Day, Macedonian ENV.net team, together with Vila Zora and other local CSOs from Veles organised a social event that brought together more than 200 citizens. The event aimed to raise awareness on the key challenges: environmental pollution and weather[…..]

Balkan Green Foundation’s conference on climate change

The Balkan Green Foundation (BGF), in collaboration with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the European Office in Kosovo/EUSR, organized a high-level regional conference to discuss matters regarding sustainable development, climate change, and Western Balkan countries pathway towards Europe. ATRC participated in the conference. The conference tackled energy, climate change, and environmental policies, in the context[…..]

Social event “We are the future ecologists!”

In realization of the event “Green action in Veles”, the organiser, Vila Zora, Veles and the ENV.net team from Macedonia, included kindergarten children and pupils from all elementary schools in Veles. The action was organized in the courtyard of the kindergarten “Dimche Mirchev,” where the youngest, together with the organizers and representatives of the local government planted trees to[…..]

Social event “Tour de Veles”

On 21st of March, 2016, in Veles, Vila Zora, in cooperation with the ENV.net team from Macedonia, organised a social event, titled “Tour de Veles”. Over 200 hundred citizens, young and adults, with a bicycle procession on the city streets of Veles marked March 21, the first day of spring and ecology. The aim was to send a[…..]

World Water Day Events in Turkey

On March 22, World Water Day, TEMA Foundation’s volunteers have organized “Awareness for Water” events in all 81 cities of Turkey. 40.000 people in 81 cities and 124 different areas were reached through 44 water chain awareness walks, 66 stands/booths and information points, 87 education workshops (197 events in total).   The Map of Threats[…..]

The River Basin Management Commission Workshop

Turkish Env.net Partner TEMA Foundation attended the “River Basin Management Commission Workshop” organized by General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works on March, 15. All of the 130 participants were distributed the book “Liquid Assets: The Critical Need to Safeguard Freshwater Ecosystems” along with the TEMA Foundation Proposal of Law on Water, which were both printed[…..]

World Water Day Celebration in Serbia

In order to highlight the importance of preserving natural floodplains and forests, the Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development, together with the Institute for Nature Conservation of Serbia, WWF-World Wide Fund for Nature, and Public Communal Enterprise “Greenery Belgrade” organised eco-workshop “Great War island and white-tailed eagle – symbols of preserved forests and waters of Belgrade”[…..]

Energy policies in the aftermath of Paris agreement panel in Turkey

The Turkish Env.Net partner TEMA Foundation organised a panel on 2 March 2016, together with Greenpeace Mediterranean and WWF-Turkey discussing the post-Paris energy policies in Turkey, and urging the participants on the significant potentical and reserve of Turkey for solar and wind power. Panelists were Mustafa Serdar Ataseven, the chairman of the Turkey Wind Energy Association; Markus[…..]

Representatives from NGOs and Universities have met with the Chief Negotiator for Climate Change of Turkey

On 24th February, representatives from several NGOs and academic institutions (including representatives the Turkish Env.Net partner TEMA Foundation) have participated to a meeting with Turkey’s Chief Negotiator for Climate Change, Prof. Mehmet Emin Birpınar, to discuss the outlook of Turkey’s climate policy after the COP21. The background of the COP21 negotiations is discussed in details[…..]