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Grievance Mechanism: SOS Skadar Lake-Keeping the Montenegrin Wilderness Wild
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Grievance Mechanism: SOS Skadar Lake-Keeping the Montenegrin Wilderness Wild

Grantee: Center for Protection and Research of birds Funded by: Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund – CEPF In case of complaints on the project implementation, please contact: Marija Stanisic, Project Coordinator Telephone: +382 20 272 051 Email: marija.stanisic@czip.me Address: Velje brdo 35, 81000 Podgorica If claimant is not satisfied by the response provided by Center for...

Krivolov ne jenjava, rješenje i dalje na čekanju
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Krivolov ne jenjava, rješenje i dalje na čekanju

Prije dva mjeseca ubijena je mečka u Beranama, a tada je Ministar Aleksandar Stijović na sastanku sa  predstavnicima nevladinih organizacija kazao da mu je potrebno tačno mjesec dana da pripremi plan za borbu protiv krivolova i plan za reformu lovstva. Dva mjeseca kasnije: plana nema, rok je probijen, a krivolov je i dalje prisutan! Dok...

Call for proposals for the support for projects of civil society organisations (CSO) in MNE
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Call for proposals for the support for projects of civil society organisations (CSO) in MNE

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) within the project CSOs in Montenegro – from basic services to policy shaping – M’BASE project    opens CALL FOR PROPOSALS for the support for projects of civil society organisations (CSO) in Montenegro Project proposals, which should contribute to the successful EU integration process of Montenegro by empowering the civil...

Initiative for urgent introduction of hunting moratorium
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Initiative for urgent introduction of hunting moratorium

The alarming situation in the area of hunting and widespread poaching activities– which are gaining momentum even when it comes to non-game, protected species – require urgent introduction of a moratorium on hunting for a period of at least five years. The undersigned NGOs hereby request an urgent reaction from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry...

Why a hunting moratorium?
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Why a hunting moratorium?

The situation in the area of hunting in Montenegro has long been described as alarming, to the extent that the killing of non-game and even protected species has become our daily routine. A few days ago we witnessed a case of a female bear being killed, while the fate of the cubs is still uncertain....

The Adventures of Kaja
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The Adventures of Kaja

On July 20, 2019, the CZIP team had an incredibly demanding endeavor, when it set up a satellite transmitter on the now famous snake eagle, which we named Kaja. Satellite tracking is an increasingly popular technology that, among other things, enables the collection of numerous and important data concerning the ecology and endangerment of birds....

The path of buzzard Miladin
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The path of buzzard Miladin

Buzzard , whom we named Miladin (Buteo buteo), was equipped with a GPS device in the vicinity of Podgorica yesterday. This is the first mouse marked with a GPS device in Montenegro. Buzzard is a medium-sized predator whose feather color varies, from light to dark brown. One of the most common predators in Europe. It...

Birdhouses
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Birdhouses

Large deforestation and the increasing urbanization of the city reduce the chances of birds nesting in holes, as there are fewer and fewer older trees, and thus cavities in them. For this reason, houses are often made for them, which are an excellent replacement for the original and natural conditions. Yet, though with the best...

Photo competition on the World Wetlands day
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Photo competition on the World Wetlands day

The Center for the Protection and Study of Birds is opening a photo contest on the occasion of World Wetlands day, which is celebrated on February 2. All interested citizens can send a photo of the wetland habitat in Montenegro that they are happy to visit, and we will choose the three best photos. Competition...

Post-corona bucket list – Prokletije
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Post-corona bucket list – Prokletije

When we say "journey", we usually first think of booking a plane ticket, planning a tour of an exotic and attractive destination, discovering other cultures and customs abroad far from where we live.