There is growing pressure on the article 219 of the bill of the Ministry of Development and Investment. A most important development is the announcement by the Nature 2000 Committee, the central scientific advisory body on biodiversity conservation in Greece, calling on the withdrawal of the article, that was issued yesterday. The announcement came after an urgent appeal by 23 NGOs, including the Green Tank, that was handed to the new Deputy Minister of Environment and Energy, who addressed a greeting to
An opinion piece by Ioli Christopoulou explaining why article 219 of a bill by the Ministry of Development and Investment is dangerous for Greece’s protected areas, while not promoting investments in the country.
Ioli Christopoulou and Nikos Mantzaris gave an online talk titled “Renewable Energy Sources or Biodiversity: A real dilemma?”, organized by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (HSPN).
Comment by Ioli Christopoulou in an article by Giorgos Lialios on the EU Habitats Directive requirement on the appropriate assessment of projects and plans likely to affect Natura 2000 sites.
Ioli Christopoulou was an invited speaker to the online event titled “Policy and implementation of biodiversity conservation in Greece” organized by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Comment by Ioli Christopoulou and reference to the Green Tank report “Priority to nature: An assessment of the implementation of Greece’s National Biodiversity Strategy” in an article on the environmental challenges of the new year, published in the Sunday edition of TO VIMA.
The Green Tank co-signed the joint press release and the complaint submitted to the relevant authorities regarding the incident of wheeled vehicles on the sand dunes of the Natura 2000 site in Elafonisos, in Southern Greece that was broadcast to the TV show “Greece’s Next Top Model (GNTM) 3”.
To what extent has Greece responded to its biodiversity commitments? The new report titled «Priority to nature: As assessment of the implementation of Greece’s National Biodiversity Strategy” which was launched today by the environmental think tank, the Green Tank assess the implementation of Greece’s National Biodiversity Strategy and its first Action Plan.
Ioli Christopoulou comments on the link between nature conservation and pandemics to the TV show ECO NEA.
Participation of Ioli Christopoulou in the webinar titled “The new EU 2030 Biodiversity, how does it concern us?” which was organized by organized by the citizens movement KOSMOS.