Links

State Institute for Nature Protection SINP - includes information on the organization and its habitats plus details and many photographs of protected areas species and habitats
http://www.dzzp.hr/eng_title.htm

 

Ministry of Culture - All other environment related Government Ministries, Institutes and Organsations can be reached via the links on the SINP site
http://www.min-kulture.hr

Delegation of the European Commission to the Republic of Croatia: - For further information on EU Projects and Activities contact the Delegation of the European Commission to the Republic of Croatia -E-mail: delegation-croatia@ec.europa.eu
http://www.delhrv.ec.europa.eu

European Commission
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/nature_biodiversity/index_en.html

NATURA 2000 Networking Site
www.natura.org

NATURA Projects (LIFE)
http://www.ec.europa.eu/environment/life

EUROPEAID

http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/index_en.htm

NATURA 2000 Networking Site - useful information on NATURA 2000 and downloads, NATURA 2000 site example pages made and maintained by site managers, access to NATURA 2000 Green Days Calendar and Events
www.natura.org

EU Environment Nature and Biodiversity, Habitats Directive - The legal basis for the Natura 2000 network comes from the Birds Directive which dates back to 1979 and the Habitats Directive from 1991.

http://ec.europa.eu/environment/nature_biodiversity/index_en.htm

LIFE is the EU’s financial instrument supporting environmental and nature conservation projects throughout the EU, as well as in some candidate, acceding and neighbouring countries. Since 1992, LIFE has co-financed some 2,750 projects, contributing approximately €1.35 billion to the protection of the environment.

http://www.ec.europa.eu/environment/life

Activities of EU ENVIROMENT - The EU’s priorities are combating climate change, protecting biodiversity, reducing the impact of pollution on health and better use of natural resources, this site give information and further links to all EU Environmentally related sites

http://www.europa.eu/pol/env

Birdlife International - BirdLife International is a global alliance of conservation organisations working together for the world's birds and people.

http://www.birdlife.org

 

Nature Parks:
Kopacki rit , Papuk , Lonjsko polje , Medvednica , Žumberak - samoborsko gorje , Velebit, Lake Vransko, Biokovo, Telašcica, Ucka, Lastovsko otocje (only via www.dzzp.hr)
http://www.kopacki-rit.com
http://www.pp-lonjsko-polje.hr
http://www.velebit.hr
http://www.biokovo.com
http://www.telascica.com

http://www.pp-ucka.hr
http://www.pp-papuk.hr
http://www.pp-medvednica.hr
http://www.pp-zumberak-samoborsko-gorje.hr
http://vransko-jezero.hr

 

National Parks:
Plitvice Lakes , Risnjak , Paklenica , Mljet , Kornati , Brijuni, Krka, Northern Velebit

http://www.np-plitvicka-jezera.hr
http://www.risnjak.hr
http://www.paklenica.hr
http://www.kornati.hr
http://www.brijuni.hr
http://www.krka.hr
http://www.np-mljet.hr
http://www.np-sjeverni-velebit.hr

 

Other Related Projects:

Implementation of Water Framework Directive - The First EU Twinning Project in Croatia
This project is to improve the water quality standards and water management in Croatia in line with EU standards and requirements and to further strengthen the institutional and administrative capacity of the Croatian water management administration as well as relevant state institutions, stakeholders and NGO’s.

http://www.wfd-croatia.eu

 

Non - governmental organizations (NGOs):

ECO - forum

http://www.eco-forum.org

 

Environmental Association 'Sunce'

http://www.sunce-st.org

 

Green Action

http://www.zelena-akcija.hr/content/blogsection/0/203/lang,en

 

Green Istra

http://www.zelena-istra.hr/index.php?newlang=english

 

The Dolphin Dream Society

http://www.dolphindream.org

 

Croatian Herpetological Society - Hyla

http://www.hyla.hr

 

Ekološka organizacjia EOL

http://www.eol.hr

 

Ecologic Association Green Osijek

http://www.zeleni-osijek.hr

 

Croatian Biological Society

http://zg.biol.pmf.hr

 

Croatian Association of Bird and Nature Protection

http://www.ptice.hr

 

Intenational Organisations:

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

http://www.iucn.org

 

European Centre for Nature Conservation (ECNC)

http://www.ecnc.nl

 

United Nations Environmental Programme

http://www.unep.org

 

UNESCO - United Nations Environmental, Scientific and Cultural Organization

http://www.unesco.org

World Wide Fund for Nature

http://www.panda.org

 

World Wide Fund for Nature global network

http://www.wwf.org

 

Regional Environmental Centre for Central and Eastern Europe

http://www.rec.org

 

ENRIN (Environmental and Natural Resource Information Network in Central/Eastern Europe) - NIS

http://www.grida.no/enrin

 

NATURA 2000 in Slovenia

http://www.natura2000.gov.si/