The Mavrovo National Park is the last known area, in which the critically endangered Balkan Lynx is reproducing © Jörg Pukownik

 ++ EBRD and World Bank shall withdraw from projects – further assessment requested ++ For the time being, no hydropower projects are to be built in Mavrovo National Park in Macedonia. This was decided at the meeting of the Bern Convention Standing Committee – Europe’s most important nature convention – in Strasbourg last Friday (December 4, 2015)