Tuesday, 19 July 2011 18:35

Petar Jovanovic

Petar Jovanovic

A Yugoslav physician and researcher on environment-linked diseases, Dr. Jovanovic devised an action plan for combating diseases linked to desertification and improved the methods of their diagnosis.

Monday, 18 July 2011 15:56

Franjo Gasparovic

Franjo Gasparovic

A Yugoslav engineer who coordinated the Yugoslav Adriatic coast project between 1967 and 1978.

Mr. Gasparovic helped establish and promote the Mediterranean Action Plan and has contributed to environmental management and sound urban planning at international level.

Thursday, 14 July 2011 00:47

Nijaz Abadzic

Nijaz Abadzic


Mr. Abadzic, a leading Yugoslav journalist, produces the popular TV series "living with nature". This has covered over 350 topics since 1982 and promoted public awareness of environmental issues.

Pokret Gorana Srbije (The Gorani Movement of Serbia)


A Yugoslav citizen's movement involved in afforestation since 1960. This organisation has mobilised brigades of volunteers to afforest 236,000 hectares. The movement organises well-attended rallies each world forestry day, on March 21, and publishes its own newspaper six times per year.
Sunday, 10 July 2011 02:36

The Una Emeralds Society

The Una Emeralds Society

The Society has 24,000 members and aims at popularising the protection of the environment among the young. The Society has lobbied to have the environment included in the syllabus of schools and has an annual journal devoted to nature.

For three years the Society has organised a school for talented young painters (10-15 years old) who spend 10 days each year by the Una River painting nature. The more successful works tour many schools.