29 July 2021 - Hundreds of people protested in Loznica in western Serbia as the local assembly was adopting the spatial plan for Rio Tinto's lithium project
28 July 2021 - Rio Tinto keeps buying land in Serbia and getting permits for a lithium mine after the investment decision, but there is no environmental impact study
13 July 2021 - Even though people around Serbia are increasingly protesting Rio Tinto’s plan to open a jadarite mine, the British-Australian miner is in talks with the government on expanding the project.
03 July 2021 - Participants of the workshop said an increasing number of women from different spheres are becoming active in efforts to protect the environment and that they have the enthusiasm and energy to combine their strengths to create models for sustainable development with a particular focus on gender issues.
16 June 2021 - Vladimir Stevanović has told Balkan Green Energy News that there is no doubt that the mine would cause more harm than good.
07 June 2021 - Vučić hinted at holding a local referendum on letting Rio Tinto mine lithium. Activist Marija Alimpić said 36 families already sold their properties and left.
12 April 2021 - Thousands of protesters from all over Serbia and the region came to the Ecological Uprising, demanding protection for the environment and public health
08 March 2021 - Defend the Rivers of Mt. Stara Planina movement has announced a protest called Ecological Pressure.
05 March 2021 - Rio Tinto plans to start building a mine in western Serbia in 2022 and complete it in 2026 despite residents' discontent.
23 December 2020 - Ana Brnabić denies the spatial plan for the project was adopted on insufficient grounds while locals claim it is illegitimate.
01 December 2020 - CZŽS from BiH asked the state to determine the transboundary environmental impact of the lithium exploitation and processing project in Serbia
23 April 2019 - Serbia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, and North Macedonia are all reportedly vying for German carmaker Volkswagen’s...