Center for Protection and Research of birds of Montenegro (CZIP)
Protect birds and other animal and plant species, their habitats, biodiversity monitoring of Montenegro, citizen education, popularisation of scientific research, as well as cooperation with other organisations at home and abroad, dealing with the protection of nature.
Harmony in the relationship between people and nature and economic development based on the principles of sustainable use of resources.
- To initiate, encourage and support scientific and professional research of ornithofauna and other biodiversity groups in the area of Montenegro;
- To promote and present to national and international public the richness of biodiversity;
- To educate and raise awareness of people about their knowledge of birds and other members of biodiversity;
- To indicates to the needs and means of protection of birds and their habitats, as well as other members of biodiversity.
When restored and maintained correctly, quarries are important sites full of biodiversity, and often home to many rare and threatened species. Through active restoration work, quarries become a mosaic of different habitats, benefiting both people and nature.
Late on Monday 16th of May the European Parliament’s environment committee voted on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED), including an important positive step limiting subsidies to burning forests biomass and crop-based biofuels.
Of the 13,000 lmportant Bird & Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) identified by BirdLife worldwide, 277 are most severely under threat. Vital sites, such as Cambodia’s Lomphat Wildlife Sanctuary, are home to globally threatened birds such as Giant Ibis and other IBA ‘trigger species’. They face the most intense pressures and need our urgent help.