Category: SCIENCE

World Biodiversity Day: “Our solutions are in nature”

ZAGREB, May 25 (Croatia Sun News) – World Biodiversity Day, a United Nations–designated day for the promotion of biodiversity issues, which is also observed in Croatia as the national day of nature protection, was held this year under the slogan “Our solutions are in nature”.

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Dinara to become Croatia’s 12th nature park

ZAGREB, May 25 (Croatia Sun News) – Mt. Dinara will be Croatia’s twelfth nature park, and the bill on declaring Dinara a nature park was presented in the town of Knin, with speakers at the event saying that the park would include the Dinara massif (Dinara, Troglav and Kamesnica), the source and upper course of the river Cetina, and its karst fields.

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Visnjan Observatory founder voted Communicator of the Year

ZAGREB, May 11 (Croatia Sun News) – Scientist, astronomer and founder of the Visnjan Observatory, Korado Korlevic, has been voted Communicator of the Year by the Croatian Association for Public Relations (HUOJ), whose jury recognised his contribution to encouraging children and young people to pursue science.

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EC approves additional reallocation of HRK 120m for agriculture

ZAGREB, May 10 (Croatia Sun News) – The Ministry of Agriculture announced that the European Commission has approved the reallocation of an additional HRK 120 million for the agriculture sector from the European Agriculture Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).

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Gov’t adopts bill on establishing University of Defence and Security

ZAGREB, May 8 (Croatia Sun News) – The government has endorsed a bill on establishing the University of Defence and Security by which the Croatian Military College becomes the Dr Franjo Tudman University of Defence and Security.

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