Sailing around the beauty of Croatia

Green Prophet

One of those secret places, unspoilt nature, lovely locals, with a European vibe is Croatia. There are more than one thousand islands to hop around on in Croatia and if you are a skipper you’ll have no trouble getting around. But there are plenty of sailing around Croatia companies who are willing and happy to make sure your trip is just about smooth sailing. Archeology Architecture Beauty Nature Travel Croatia

Next cruise around the Mediterranean, think of Croatia

Green Prophet

Croatia has come up time and time again. And if you look on a map, Croatia shares the same beautiful Mediterranean waters as Italy, Spain, France and Portugal. The post Next cruise around the Mediterranean, think of Croatia appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East. Travel Croatia green luxury luxury travelIf you are part of the international jetset you probably already own your own yacht and can take it for a spin around the world.


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Croatia’s New Year Resolution

Eco Friendly Daily

While its territorial waters have always been subject to national jurisdiction, this zone extends from Croatia’s coastline to the midpoint of the Adriatic Sea. They advise that barring member countries from fishing in their waters could hurt Croatia’s candidacy to join the E.U. While Italy’s annual catch is 200,000 tonnes, Croatia takes in only 20,000 tonnes. Croatia is currently undergoing a shift in government after elections were held in November.

New Year’s resolutions for green travelers

Green Traveler Guides

Africa Alaska Australia Chile Costa Rica Croatia Europe Kenya Masai Mara North America Osa Peninsula Peru South America Sweden United States Croatia truffles Great Ocean Road Green Travel News Kenai Fjords Masai Kuku Group Ranch Reuters River Klaralven Tambopata Torres del Paine PatagoniaTis the season for looking ahead to 2013. Here are eight New Year's resolutions to enrich and broaden the horizons of any green traveler.

How Breaking Down a Language Barrier helped me Find my Voice.

Elephant Journal

Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Adventure Apprentice Thesis Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood being of benefit croatia elephant academy ESL find your path language barrier learning to write writingImmediately, I knew: this was exactly what I needed in my life. The whispering of my heart and intuition were telling me that I would.

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Want to stay close to nature in Europe? Try mobi-camping!

Green Traveler Guides

Costa Verde Croatia Europe France Spain best mobile home parks for Europe vacations best mobile parks for EU holidays mobi-camping top caravan rental for Europe holiday| It’s Glamping Plus | You know about glamping—luxury camping with the comforts of home. But have you heard of mobi-camping? We didn’t think so. We just coined the phase…pass it on.

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Alumni Submission: Life is beautiful – Thank you, Croatia, for reminding me when I was still grieving my biggest loss

Elephant Journal

Lost, confused, and orphaned. That’s how I felt as an only child after I lost both my parents within a period of one and a half years. The first couple of months of grief were grueling. My friends in Seattle knew to let me be. They loved me dearly, but thought I needed more time […].

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, May 21

Conservancy Talk

Honeybees have many hidden talents, including finding unexploded mines in Croatia. Animals Environmental News The Green Buzz ARKive Bloomberg BusinessWeek Burmese Python Caribbean Croatia daily news environmental news florida green news honeybee Huffington Post leatherback sea turtles National Geographic penguin science world report sea turtle species Sea turtles, bees and tigers: it’s an animal-centric green news day!

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Yoga and Dance Festival, Croatia. “Still today I receive letters… claiming that that night was one of the best in their life”.

Elephant Journal

Ok folks, some of you know my from my work with Elephant Journal and elsewhere. And I know the guys organizing this event, and I’m confident it’ll be a good one! Watch the videos, read the Kickstarter campaign, and if you can give something, great, but by sharing it they’ll get what they need for [.]. Blog (always click 4 all blogs

How to find the Ural Owl in Serbia

10,000 Birds

The Ural Owl inhabits old and undisturbed boreal forests, in an unbroken belt from Sweden and Finland across Russia to Japan, and is rarely seen to the south, only here and there, in the Carpathians (Slovakia/Ukraine/Romania/eastern Serbia) and Dinaric Alps (Croatia/Bosnia/western Serbia).

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Birding Sarajevo or the sentimental journey home

10,000 Birds

One caving friend from a Small Town, Croatia, later told me that it was coming, that it was visible on the horizon, but I lived in a cosmopolitan Belgrade. The series of birding workshops and meetings continued across the map, through Ulcinj, Montenegro, then Samobor, Croatia and Stip (described here ), North Macedonia, leading to Brussels, the unofficial capital of EU. Gonna take a sentimental journey. Gonna set my heart at ease …. Gotta take that sentimental journey.

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UK opposition could doom EU efforts to curb plastic bag use

Green (Living) Review

But several countries led by the UK and Croatia are opposing EU-wide mandatory pricing or product restrictions for plastic bags.

Keira Watering Can – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Made in Croatia by Strazaplastika, a manufacturer and distributor of plastic goods with over 50 years of experience, from polypropylene. While the Kiera watering can is made from virgin plastic, as said PP, it is an easily recyclable material, does not contain BPA (generally) and being, as said, Made in Croatia instead of Made in China, as is generally the case with the great majority of plastic products, and this is already a plus point.

The Fourth Record

10,000 Birds

Still, in recent decades, the Great Black-backed Gull has become a regular migratory and wintering wanderer of neighbouring Hungary and Croatia.

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Croatian Firm to Design Istanbul’s First Disaster Prevention & Education Center

Green Prophet

Radionika Arhitekture from Croatia won an international design competition to design Instanbul’s Disaster Prevention and Education Center, which is hoped to create more public awareness about earthquakes in particular. Radionika Arhitekture from Croatia won with this sensible low-rise program, which uses passive Arabic design and alternative energy to keep its energy footprint to a minimum.

Borderline of Countable

10,000 Birds

Four hours later, we left the landfill and started analysing the photos we made and sending some of them to real gull experts, like Luka Jurinovic from Croatia (where he dreams of Belgrade landfill the way some of you dream of Costa Rica). As usual at this time of year, I visited the city landfill to look for gulls. To be honest, mostly to look for one gull, the European Herring Gull Larus argentatus.

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Marine Transport – Not Always A Green Option

Eco Friendly Daily

The latest example is a large Turkish ship, carrying 1,000 tonnes of crude oil, off the coast of Croatia. The coast of Croatia is a popular tourist destination , and any oiling would have devastating consequences. Ironically, Croatia just declared a protected coastal zone to prevent just such an accident, as well as decreasing fishing pressure. Worldwide markets and global businesses have made the world seem smaller.

The state of fishing for the Mediterranean and Black Sea

Green Prophet

Both Tunisia (185 300 tonnes) and Croatia (74 400 tonnes) show an increase compared to 2013 (from 7 to 9 percent for Tunisia and from 3 to 6 percent for Croatia). Although the main commercial fish species in the Mediterranean and Black Sea are still over-fished, pressure has reduced over the past years, raising hopes – for the first time – for the recovery of fish stocks, according to new FAO- GFCM report launched today.

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UNESCO to Protect Olives and Turkish Coffee as Cultural Heritage

Green Prophet

UNESCO has recently added the rituals, knowledge, and skills associated with the food common to residents of Cyprus, Croatia, Spain, Greece, Italy, Morocco, and Portugal to its list of heritage “intangibles” that are worthy of protection. We love olive oil and hummus , but there is more to the Mediterranean diet than just food.

Nike crafts official shirts of five teams at Euro 2012 using recycled plastic bottles


Portugal, Croatia, France, Holland and Poland will all be wearing this eco friendly attire and the fabric is apparently the best in terms of comfort and ergonomics. But Croatia seems just stuck with the same design and Portugal seems very alluring indeed. B.Sameer Kumar: The Euro 2012 frenzy is starting to pick up as Poland and Ukraine are gearing up for the premier soccer tournament of the continent.

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Birding the Cyclades: My my, how can I resist you?

10,000 Birds

Tha dropping numbers are suspected in Greece and Croatia, and confirmed in Italy, France and Malta. I am half-awake, but keep my eyes closed. Listening to the wheeping of stays and shrouds and screeching of fenders against the next sailboat, I do not want to wake up. Still, we are sailing out of the marina soon and I should have some coffee before that. We are in the village of Finikas on the island of Syros in the Cyclades archipelago of Greece.

10:10:10 Global Day of Doing fast approaching

Green (Living) Review

From sumo wrestlers cycling to training in Japan to 10,000 schools planting trees in Croatia and Russia. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Epsom, UK, 09/29: 10:10:10, that is to say October 10, 2010, 10:10's Global Day of Doing fast approaching. At the time of writing it is less than a fortnight before it will be upon us. Are you ready?

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Sedom Mountain hides the longest salt cave in the world

Green Prophet

The survey team included cavers from Israel, Bulgaria, France, United Kingdom, Croatia, Romania, Germany and the Czech Republic. . Following the biblical recounting of Lot’s Wife who was turned into a pillar of salt , Israel’s Dead Sea region is now famous for another salt phenomenon: Malham Cave , the world’s longest salt cave. Get spelunking! . For thirteen years, this title was held by Iran’s Cave of the Three Nudes (3N) on Qeshm Island.

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Voracious Crabs, Jujitsu Mouse, and the Biggest Data Yet

Nature Conservancy - Science

On the track of the world’s rarest seal in Croatia. When predators can keep this voracious purple marsh crab in check, marsh grasses stand a better chance. Photo courtesy of Mark Bertness Lab. By Marty Downs, Bob Lalasz, Matt Miller, Lisa Feldkamp and Cara Byington of the TNC Science Communications team. We find tons of cool conservation and conservation science stuff every week on the Internets — now we’re sharing some of the best with you every week in The Cooler : Biodiversity.

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Pag Island’s All Natural Waste Wool: A Creative Eco Fashion Challenge

Eco Chic

The organization takes its name from the drystone building technique still used today in Croatia. Guest Post by Kristin Vukovic. Pag is a northern Croatian island made famous by its intricate handmade lace called Paška ?ipka, ipka, and Paški sir , its unique sheep’s milk cheese. The dry and craggy island of 8,000 inhabitants has a long tradition of cheese making and agriculture—and the island’s sheep play a starring role.

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Climate change has its soundtrack! Concrete organ makes music from rising seas

Green Prophet

Croatian architect Nicola Bašić added a sensual dimension to a waterfront promenade in Zadar, Croatia by using wave energy to create sound. His concrete “sea organ” harnesses kinetic energy from the Adriatic sea to create random – but soothing – harmonized notes. It’s a bit of a riff off Nero fiddling while Rome burns; as the “music” increases as waves intensify, this could be the soundtrack to climate change.

Action urged after weedkiller traces found in peoples' urine

Green (Living) Review

" Urine samples were collected from volunteers in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands and UK.

UN Launches Climate Change Resilience Project In Western Balkans, Turkey

Green Prophet

In addition to Turkey, the countries set to benefit from the project are: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, and Kosovo. The incidence and intensity of natural disasters, such as the flash floods last month that killed 12 people in Samsun, Turkey , are expected to increase as climate change intensifies.

Europe Maintains Commitment to Ambition and Action at Recent Marrakesh Climate Talks

Conservancy Talk

TNC in Europe: Renewables in the Balkans The Štrbački buk waterfalls and the the Una River form a natural border between Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. 2016 is now set to be the warmest year on record [1]. In Europe, this observed climate change has already led to a wide range of impacts on the environment, economy and human health [2].

The Ride of Silence – Chris Phelan Shares The Ultimate Goals of The Ride


Rides in Serbia, Bonsia, Croatia, and Kosovo? Thousands of cyclists are massacred and killed every year. More than 700 are massacred and killed in the United States alone and it sometimes seem like it’s never going to get better. The Ride of Silence honors the many cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling. The ride started in 2003 after endurance cyclist Larry Schwartz was killed by a passing bus.

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Will Submerged Atlantis Super Volcano Cause Giant Tsunami?

Green Prophet

This especially pertains to Greece, Turkey, Croatia and Montenegro, Cyprus, France, Italy; and also for countries further away. Santorini’s quaint town of Thera actually sits on rim of a super volcano. The Mediterranean Sea basin, especially that bordered by Greece, Turkey, Lebanon and Israel will soon have a new Marine Center that will help to reveal some of the secrets of this ancient and historical body of water.

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INTERVIEW: The “Man On The River” Finishes 5,200-Kilometer Journey In Istanbul

Green Prophet

In Croatia, mines were scattered along the shores he passed, remnants of the country’s war of independence in the 1990s. Giacomo de Stefano raises his hat as he rows into Istanbul’s Golden Horn, the final stretch of a trans-Europe experiment in sustainable travel. It shouldn’t be any surprise that a man who adopted Venice as his hometown loves to be near water.

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Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

The six West Balkan countries are cooperating countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. The European Environment Agency (EEA) on November 30, 2010 released its fourth Environment State and Outlook report — SOER 2010 — a comprehensive assessment of how and why Europe’s environment is changing, and what we are doing about it.

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Get Your Garden Touched by the Design-Hands of the Greatest Gardeners of our Time – Without the Expense of Meeting Them

Green (Living) Review

I enjoy it because it gives me an exciting and eclectic classroom, with students from as far afield as the US, Japan, Croatia and Holland. Critically Acclaimed Gardening Greats: John Brookes (MBE), Noel Kingsbury, & Michael King, Launch New Online Courses with MyGardenSchool to Propagate Gardening Excellence Globally.

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

“Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#. We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions.

La Vieille Ferme: Rouge (2016)

10,000 Birds

In that spirit, if the calendar’s providential alignment of French patriotism and athletic pride this weekend doesn’t provide the perfect opportunity for an inaugural wine review, I have no idea what would: tomorrow is Bastille Day, followed France’s World Cup showdown with Croatia on Sunday. I’ve been dragging my feet on wine reviews here at Booze and Birds for quite some time.

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Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).

Trash Planet: Germany

The Green Changemakers

Currently, the Green Dot system is used by more than 130,000 companies in 25 European countries (20 EU members and four candidate countries – Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia, as well as Norway). by Marie Look The Trash Planet series highlights various countries around the world and how they handle their waste. Germany leads the European nations in recycling, with around 70 percent of the waste the country generates successfully recovered and reused each year.

Birds and football! What a combination!

10,000 Birds

On June 12th, FIFA’s Football World Cup will kick off in Brazil, with the home side hosting Croatia for the opening match in Sao Paulo. Anticipation is building as the date approaches and football fans will soon be arriving in the city to pay homage at the birthplace of Brazil’s fabulous version of the beautiful game. Brazil will play in Gold, blue and green. Just to be clear, as the main demographic reading here is from North America, this is the Soccer World Cup.

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