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May 27, 2021
An unprecedented win for environmentalists and biodiversity in Greece, puts an end to constructors’ plans to turn the “Galapagos of the Mediterranean” into wind farms
Following the rejection decision of the General Director of Environmental Policy, the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy has finally closed the door to the unprecedented construction plans that involved turning the protected islets of the South Aegean Sea into platforms for the erection of hundreds of wind turbines, right at the “heart” of one of the last refuges of biodiversity in Europe.
April 21, 2021
In anticipation of the culmination of the Turtle Doves’ return in the Ionian Islands, HOS/Birdlife Greece made one more public plea to the state and local authorities to take appropriate measures to end the slaughter of this vulnerable bird species and prevent acts of illegal killing during spring migration in the area.
April 6, 2021
New data from the Messolonghi lagoon bring hope for the protected species’ breeding status
A mission for tagging Dalmatian Pelicans was successfully carried out by HOS/BirdLife Greece in the National Park of Messolonghi lagoon, under the Pelican Way of LIFE project. The mission was organised in collaboration with the Society for the Protection of Prespa and the Messolonghi Lagoon Management Body.
April 2, 2021
Take part in the public consultation of the European Commission and prevent the environmental crime threatening the ‘Galapagos of the Mediterranean’!
November 3, 2020
Launch of EU-funded project raises awareness and strengthens national capacities to fight the problem of wildlife poisoning in the Balkans, which is one of the most important causes of mortality and population decline for numerous threatened and endangered species.

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