On the final day of March 2019, Milojko Mandić received a call from his daughter who told him that “the forest is cracking” and “the ground is breaking open”. This was a sign that in his native village Mandići, near Zaovine Lake on Tara, a landslide had started. His life has not been the same ever since.
Three years after the launch of a system through which citizens were reporting environmental issues, the Ministry of Environmental Protection introduced a new one. CINS and BIRN have uncovered that the company that set up the new system was chosen through a controversial tender, and that several months after its launch, the system is being upgraded. This effort will cost more than 2 million EUR.