This is the first part of a series -Slinging Stones at Goliath – that examines cases where small, local NGOs have taken on powerful interests and made a difference. Here, groups in Croatia are fighting to save an idyllic landscape from being destroyed by an outrageous project to build golf courses and hotels.
About Matthew Treadwell
The pig-killers came before dawn, just as the horizon was slitting the throat of the night to spew daylight across the flat landscape. We had been sleeping for less than two hours, having grabbed what floor space we could in the dusty ‘community center,’ a single-story 1970’s holdover from the Communist Era in the center [...]