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Construction of new hydro power plants, mines, hotels and roads in new Shar Mountain National Park will be banned

Construction of new hydro power plants, opening new mines, geological researchеs or new pipeline infrastructure will be banned on the whole territory of the Shar Mountain National Park. In all the planned management zones of the national park, raising introduced and invasive plants and animals will be banned as well. In the protected area of Shar Мountain, construction of houses...

Portalb.mk: Declaring Shar Mountain a national park will not stop the construction of 7 small hydro power plants

The construction of the small hydro power plants on Shar Mountain has started. Although it is a matter of days when Shar Mountain will be declared a national park, the 7 hydro power plants whose construction is underway, will yet see the light of the day. Portalb.mk got this information from Hisen Xhemaili, the director of the Environmental Protection...

Shar Mountain put under temporary protection, environmentalists in North Macedonia happy

Naser Nuredini, the Minister of Environment of North Macedonia, has placed Shar Mountain under temporary protection until it is declared a national park. As the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning informs, Nuredini has passed a decree in accordance with the Law on Nature Protection for temporary protection of the part of the Shar Mountain which is under a...

Environmentalists to Zaev: Government not aware of the impact of implementation of the Green Energy Scenario

Civil organizations "Eko-Svest" and "Front 21/42" appealed to the Prime Minister of North Macedonia, Zoran Zaev to change his stance that the small hydro power plants are the most environmentally friendly sources of energy. The environmentalists are worried that, in a situation of a climate crisis that we live in, with the rise of global temperatures and the decrease...

Environmentalists request revision of the law and protection of Shar Mountain from new mini hydro power plants

Civil society organizations are urging the Ministry of Environment of North Macedonia to revise the Law for declaring Shar Mountain a national park since, as they state, the proposed draft law doesn't offer protection from the negative influence of the mini hydro power plants. Environmentalists from 44 associations and initiatives, with a joint stance, have requested from Minister Naser Nuredini,...

Declaration of Shar Mountain a national park became hostage to concessions for hydropower plants

The capture of small rivers and sentencing to death the whole biodiversity in the surrounding area is a consequence of the enormous number of concessions for micro hydropower plants that have no serious contribution to the country's energy resources. The civil society organizations appeal to the Government of North Macedonia, even to its own detriment, to terminate the concessions...

Environmentalists in North Macedonia dedicate the International Day of Rivers to the fight against micro hydropower plants at Leshnica

The International Day of Rivers, which is marked each year during the last week of September, will be dedicated this year to the effortsfor saving the rivers at Shar Mountain from the micro hydropower plants. Two days ago, environmentalists, civic associations, hiking associations, local citizens from the surrounding villages of Vejce, Bozovce, Brodec, and Veshala, including nature enthusiasts, formed...

No benefits from hydro power plants at Shar Mountain apart from profit for owners

The environmental organizations alarm that the planning and the building of micro hydro power plants on the Shar Mountain and the issuing of concessions for them should stop. These energy facilities provide minimal contributions to the country's total energy balance, but are causing enormous damage to the rivers' potentials, which due to the climate changes are providing less and...