Environment


Mali Losinj among ‘Top 100 Sustainable Destinations in the World’

Mali Losinj among 'Top 100 Sustainable Destinations in the World'

Mali Lošinj , a town in Kvarner bay, on the northern Adriatic island of Lošinj, has received the ‘Top 100 Sustainable Destinations in the World‘ certificate. The prestigious certificate, jointly awarded by Green Destinations, TravelMole, Destination Stewardship Center, Asian Ecotourism Network and the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, was presented to the …

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New Wind Farm in Croatia

New Wind Farm in Croatia

Acciona Starts its First Wind Farm in Croatia With 30 Megawatts: Acciona SA (ANA), the Spanish developer of renewable, water and public infrastructure projects, started its first wind farm in Croatia as the country poised to enter the European Union seeks to boost clean energy. The 30-megawatt Jelinak wind farm …

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Velebit Mountain Video Introduction

This morning’s Guardian has published a short video clip shot of Velebit mountain in which Croatian meteorologist Ante Vukušić, who works on Velebit for 37 years, introduces this Croatian National Park. The video features some lovely shots and wise comments – have a look:

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Protected River Area Mura-Drava-Danube

Protected River Area Mura-Drava-Danube

Croatia and Hungary have agreed on the establishment of a cross-border Mura-Drava-Danube biosphere reserve within the UNESCO “Man and Biosphere” program. The biosphere reserve is a representative ecological area with three basic tasks: to protect natural assets, to encourage sustainable development and to stimulate scientific research related to the improvement …

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Sea Accident in Croatia – Update 2

A burning Turkish cargo ship drifting towards Croatia’s Adriatic coast, threatening to pollute Istrian beaches, is at the moment located on about 5 nautical miles from Brijuni Islands and National Park.

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Sea Accident in Croatia – Update

The official statement of Croatian Ministry of Sea regarding the recent sea accident : Turkish-flagged ship catches fire off Rovinj, all passengers safe The Turkish-flagged ship ‘Und Adriyatik’ caught fire early Wednesday morning 15 miles off the northern Croatian Adriatic resort of Rovinj, said Marina Haluzan, spokeswoman for the Croatian Ministry …

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Sea Accident in Croatia

Some worrying news are comming from Guardian tonight about the sea accident that happened 13 nautical miles west of the Istrian town of Rovinj:

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Croatia among the greenest countries in the world

Croatia among the greenest countries in the world

The Environmental Policy Centre of the Yale University released a report with a global list of 149 countries ranked by environmental performance, according to the Environmental Performance Index (EPI). On the list Croatia is ranked at the 20th place with index of 84.6 out of 100 points.

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Croatia as Eco-friendly Travel Destination

Croatia as Eco-friendly Travel Destination

In the ranking of tourist values in Croatia, along with many other qualities, the beauty and level of preservation of the natural environment holds a convincing first place along with an ecological awareness that is reflected in the relationship with nature, the organic production of food, and doing business with …

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Adriatic Sea and a plague of invasive algae

Adriatic Sea and a plague of invasive algae

In the recent article of BIRN, under the title “Greening of the Sea Gives Adriatic States the Blues” , there are some worrying  details regarding the state of a plague of this invasive algae in waters of Croatia as well as surrounding countries.

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