Biodiversity and natural resources

Governance of protected areas

PORTO LAGOS – The University of Cambridge in collaboration with the Green Tank, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and the Managing Body of Nestos Delta-Vistonida-Ismarida and Thasos (MB) organised a workshop for the pilot application of a methodology for assessing the governance of protected areas.

Environment 2019: 8+1 trends

Shortly before the dawn of the new decade, Ioli Christopoulou presents the 8+1 environmental trends from Greece and the world that marked 2019.

Greek caves and bats

Collaboration between the Green Tank and the LIFE GRECABAT project during a two-day conference organized by the project’s team at the Ministry of Environment and Energy.

Protecting the Mediterranean

The Green Tank participated in the event titled “The Mediterranean Tomorrow? Mare Mortum” which was organized by the YWCA – Glyfada (Greece), in collaboration with the Hellenic Center for Marine Research (HCMR) at the Glyfada town hall.

Environmental crime in protected areas

Collaboration of the Green Tank with the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature on a seminar titled “Management Bodies of Protected Areas and Environmental Crime” which was organized in the framework of the LIFE Natura Themis project.

Do we properly sit wind turbines in Greece?

Comments by Nikos Mantzaris in Theodore Chondrogiannos’ detailed story on the multifaceted issue of proper RES sitting and especially wind farms at a time when high RES penetration is absolutely essential for the viability of the country’s electricity model.

Lignite plants and water pollution in Greece – the case of Akrini

Τhe Green Tank participated in a debate which took place on Tuesday 10 September 2019, on the Water Framework Directive and coal. The discussion was co-organized by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), the WWF European Policy Office (WWF EU) and the Polish environmental organization “Development YES – Open-Pit Mines NO “.