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New publication Natural parks in Slovenia


Ljubljana, 24 July 2018 - The Slovenian Tourist Board (STB), in cooperation with the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning (MESP) and managers of protected areas, launched a new publication entitled Natural Parks in...

The Mura Biosphere Reserve placed on the global map of the most valuable natural sites


Ljubljana, 27 July 2018 – The Mura Biosphere Reserve (MBR) was declared at the 30th conference of the International Coordination Council of UNESCO’s Human and Biosphere programme (UNESCO MAB ICC) in Palembang, Indonesia. This...

Meeting of the EU Environment Council


Ljubljana, 26 June 2018 - At yesterday's meeting of the EU Environment Council in Luxembourg the ministers held a political debate on the proposal for a Drinking Water Directive regarding access to drinking water and the...

This year's World environment day (5 june) and World oceans day (8 june) dedicated to reducing plastic waste


Ljubljana, 1 June 2018 – In 1972 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 5 June as World Environment Day and 8 June as World Oceans Day. This year the two days are linked by a common thread, a call to all of us to beat...

Ministry of the Environment and Spatial planning and Global Footprint Network outline use of Ecological Footprint for national environmental and development strategies


Ljubljana, 25 May 2018—More than two dozen Slovenia government representatives and NGOs completed training this week with Global Footprint Network, an international research organization, as part of a project to incorporate the...

International Day for Biological Diversity - 22 May


The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When first created by the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in...

Eearth day (22 April) – Let's end plastic pollution


Ljubljana, 19 April 2018 – World Earth Day reminds us that everyone, governmental and non-governmental institutions and individuals alike, should strive every day for sustainably oriented development, a healthy environment and...