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Air polution, climate change, and renewable energy sources on top of new government’s environmental agenda

Intensive greenification and change of the means of heating the institutions and homes, as one of the urgent responses to air pollution; then, appropriate waste treatment and new transport policies with a stress on subventions for ecological vehicles and bikes, are some of the...

In North Macedonia 12 000 infected with the new coronavirus so far, new outbreak expected in autumn (Infographic)

The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in North Macedonia surpassed 12 000. From the first case that was registered about five months ago, up to date, the number of deceased people is 530. However, in the last few weeks, the daily graph...

Analysis: Balkan countries do not have a consistent strategy for COVID-19 testing

No country in the world knows the exact total number of people infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease. All that is known is what can be learned from the official records kept by health authorities based on the results of the...

The vinyl chloride deposited in OHIS still awaits the repackaging into secure barrels

Around 14 tons of vinyl chloride deposited in the former OHIS chemical industrial complex in Skopje, North Macedonia, still await the experts from the French company Kurium to arrive, repackage it in new safe barrels and transport it for proper disposal. The Ekocentar 97...

The energy communities will allow the citizens of North Macedonia to produce green electricity

In North Macedonia, there still aren't any energy communities. The concept of citizens or public institutions associating in one local community in order to accomplish a common goal, in this case, production of energy from renewable sources, in the Western European countries has been...

Skopje Waterworks Public Enterprise will publish an invitation tomorrow for pre-qualification for wastewater treatment plant construction

The Skopje Waterworks and Sewage Public Enterprise "Vodovod i kanalizacija - Skopje" announced it will publish an invitation for pre-qualification of the most favorable bidder for design and construction of a wastewater treatment plant for the city of Skopje. It is estimated that the wastewater...

Malaysia extends its deadline for another three months in order to decide whether it will collect the waste from the Veles foundry

Whether the dross from the former lead and zinc processing plant in Veles will be transported to Malaysia will be known in three months from now. The deadline of six months of the Malaysian government to decide whether it will greenlight the import of...

The Carbon Tax as a stimulation for a faster energy transformation

The ecological taxes are one of the most efficient ways to fight climate change and a measure of stimulation for low-carbon development. In North Macedonia, the greatest source of greenhouse gases is the energy sector, through thermal power stations that use coal. This also...

Environmental lessons must become priority for Macedonian education system

The threats caused by the use of fossil fuels as primary fuel source, the emissions of carbon dioxide and the greenhouse effect, the overheating of the planet, the inappropriate waste management and other dangers are just some of the subjects that have to become...

There is enough wind, but it is not adequately exploited for production of clean energy

The wind energy is still under-exploited for electricity production in North Macedonia, although the country has great geographical potential, as feasibility studies have identified 15-some eligible locations for wind turbine farms. Although the production of energy from renewable source and the phasing out of coal...

The Macedonian Independent Syndicate of Journalists and Media Workers condemns the attacks, insults and defamations upon journalist Miroslava Burns

The Macedonian Independent Syndicate of Journalists and Media Workers (SSNM) stated that it is disgusted by the insults, attacks and the defamations published by DokazM.mk on the account of journalist Miroslava Burns. "We are disgusted by the vocabulary used in the articles published by this...

Twenty thousand Covid-19 cases have been registered in the Balkans, more than one third of them are in Serbia

Two months since the first case of COVID-19 was registered in Croatia, as the first Balkan nation to have officially confirmed the presence of the virus, there almost 20,000 inhabitants of 10 Balkan nations that have been infected with the virus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CB8HhRy16kM What's most striking about...

Prof. dr Dragan Danilovski: Nijedna inhalacija ne spašava od korona virusa

Ovih dana javnost je mogla da čuje izlaganja vrhunskih doktora koji nisu epidemiolozi ili infektolozi, a koji su preporučivali građanima među ostalom, kao preventivu od virusa COVID-19, da se inhaliraju bilo čime, pa i alkoholnim pićem jer se tako smanjuje mogućnost za razvoj virusa...

Оld vehicles dominate the transportation – for every new, we import nine used busses (infographic)

Even after the several bus accidents in the country, Macedonian transporters continue importing second-hand buses and minibusses. According to the data of the Customs Administration of the Republic of North Macedonia, in the first six months of the year, 133 busses and minibusses have...

There is no mine, but the forest above Ilovica is being mercilessly devastated

Environmentalists from the Strumica Region alarm that although there is no mine on Mount Ograzhden, the area where the Ilovica Mine was planned is being mercilessly destroyed by extensive logging of enormous area of high-quality wood by the local branch of the Public Enterprise...

The tolls constitute small part of the investments – we build roads with loans (infographic)

The largest part of the finances that are invested in the road infrastructure in the country are from loans. Up to 57.4% of the money in this year's budget of the Public Enterprise for State Roads, are loans from the China Exim Bank, the...

Small landfill at OHIS to be cleaned in Autumn, while UN will select the company

In one month, the tender documentation will be finalized, after which wan international competition conducted by the United Nations Organization (UNIDO) will be announced - for the selection of a company and technology for the disposal of the deposited Lindane from the small landfill...

The Balkans waters are endangered due to building of dams

Three-quarters of the rivers in the Balkans region are ecologically so valuable that they will have to be protected from the building of hydroelectric plants. This was the conclusion from the "Eco-master plan for the Balkan rivers" made by the international ecological organizations "Euronature"...

Macedonian soldiers will go on compulsorily NATO missions

The Ministry of Defense is preparing a draft law amending the Law on Defense, which define the rules for engagement for our soldiers on NATO missions. "This draft law will allow the deployment of members of the Republic of North Macedonia outside the territory of...

While Albania builds, Macedonia waits for funds for a rail link

Albania is actively involved in the construction of the railroad from Corridor 8 in its part of the territory. On the move from Tirana to Durres, construction work is already under way, and in the final stage for the selection of a contractor for...