On the second day of the #KeepItCleanAndGreen campaign PEN Peer Educatora Network is showing the importance of urban green spaces. Do you have such an urban space in your neighborhood? Community Development Fund – CDF Embassy of Sweden in Pristina HumanRightivism YCFK
‘Respect and care for the planet should be taught from childhood, in the family and at school, at the same time with respect and care for human beings. Only through early education can long-term success be ensured ”- 𝑩𝒍𝒆𝒓𝒕𝒂 𝑽𝒖𝒍𝒂 – 𝑹𝒊𝒛𝒗𝒂𝒏𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒊, 𝑨𝒓𝒌𝒊𝒕𝒆𝒌𝒕𝒆 – 𝑷𝒓𝒐𝒇𝒆𝒔𝒐𝒓𝒆𝒔𝒉𝒆 𝑨𝒔𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒆 𝑨𝒔𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒆ë 𝑼𝑩𝑻 GreenTalk is organized by the Balkan Green… Continue reading GreenTalk – discussion on sustainable development, challenges and opportunities in Kosovo
The shrinking stratosphere is a stark signal of the climate emergency and the planetary-scale influence that humanity now exerts, according to Juan Añel, at the University of Vigo, Ourense in Spain and part of the research team. “It is shocking,” he said. “This proves we are messing with the atmosphere up to 60 kilometres.” Scientists… Continue reading Greenhouse gas emissions are changing the structure of Earth’s lower atmosphere
The Drin Basin sits in the south-east of the Balkan Peninsula with water bodies and watersheds spread across Albania, Greece, Kosovo1, Montenegro and North Macedonia. It comprises the sub-basins of the Black Drin, White Drin, Drin and Buna/Bojana rivers, of the Prespa, Ohrid and Skadar/Shkoder lakes, the underlying aquifers, and the adjacent coastal and marine… Continue reading The Drin Basin
Another environmental pressure from the agricultural sector is the use of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals. According to the data from the Agricultural Household Survey for the years 2015-2019 conducted by the Kosovo Agency of Statistics, it results that in 2015 115,083.40 ha were treated with pesticides, to mark an increase of 3,967.53 ha of… Continue reading Use of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals
The Sustainable Development Goals, focused on 17 groups of key areas, aim to end poverty across the planet, while addressing the important issues of environmental protection, clean energy promotion, urban development and promoting equality and dignity for all citizens wherever they are. The launch of the Sustainable Development Goals follows the completion of the Millennium… Continue reading 17 Sustainable Development Goals
Did you know that 16 coal-fired thermal power plants in #WesternBalkan countries emit more sulfur dioxide than all 250 such plants in the #EU combined? According to World Health Organization data, up to 13,500 people die prematurely in the Western Balkans region every year from the consequences of #airpollution.
In order to successfully achieve the SDGs implementation, it is crucial for them to be mainstreamed in the local policies, besides those at central level. Mainstreaming SDGs in the local policies development and implementation processes is quite complex and is divided in 5 components. In order to learn more in this regards, click on the… Continue reading How to mainstream Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the local policy development process?
Average global temperatures in 2020 were linked to the hottest years recorded, covering what was also the hottest decade on the planet ever recorded, according to new data analysis. The last six years are now the six hottest recorded, with 2020 at the same level as 2016 as the hottest year ever recorded. The new… Continue reading Rising global temperature
We are told that the atmospheric content of carbon dioxide (CO2) is a catastrophically dangerous level, and we must do something to reduce it. This simple chart is something that should remain indelibly in everyone’s mind, so that it is understood how much CO2 is really ‘up there’. The current level of CO2 in the… Continue reading Total atmospheric carbon dioxide content