From Farm to Street – Animal Health and Welfare at the Heart of...

We are still getting used to the absence of the purple cow from the packaging of popular chocolates and the faces of Gerda, Muccha and Marisa, wondering if their predecessor went on vacation to Hawaii, hiked the Himalayas, or is being trained for space travel. As part of a campaign …

Connecting Protected Areas With Green Infrastructure Would Strengthen Europe’s Ecosystems

The European Union’s (EU) network of protected sites, Natura 2000, could be further connected with green infrastructure to create a trans-European nature network. According to a European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing highways and other infrastructure currently disconnect about 15 % of the Natura 2000 sites from other nature areas, reducing …

The Availability of Resources and Information Leads to Energy Efficiency

South East Europe region (SEE) faces many difficulties in the energy sector as a result of its turbulent history, the decadence of infrastructure and collapse of national economies. Although energy prices in Southeast Europe continue to be significantly lower than in the European Union, the abolition of state regulations and …

Avoiding Meat and Dairy Is ‘Single Biggest Way’ to Reduce Your Impact on Earth

Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, according to the scientists behind the most comprehensive analysis to date of the damage farming does to the planet. The new research shows that without meat and dairy consumption, global farmland use …

NGO HEAL: The Amount of Particle Pollution from Air which We Are Exposed to

The numerous consequences of air pollution, including the contribution to mortality of one million people per year worldwide, are becoming a hot topic in Serbia. Exposure to air pollution is associated with a huge number of acute and chronic diseases, from irritations through respiratory illnesses to cardiovascular diseases, and contemporary …

Black Sea Is Damaged by Human Activity, the Environmental Research Reveals

Findings of the Black Sea Monitoring Surveys, carried out by the team of Georgian, Ukrainian and European researchers with assistance from the European Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), were presented in Tbilisi on May 23, 2017. The event brought together representatives of the Georgian Government, environmental organizations, …

The EBRD for Renewables in Georgia

The EBRD is a leading institutional investor in Georgia. Since the start of its operations in the country, the Bank has invested over €2.73 billion in 195 projects in the financial, corporate, infrastructure and energy sectors, with 91 per cent of those investments in the private sector. TBC Bank, the …