…for our natural environment and quality of life. 

Giving nature a voice is the motto of the Tyrolean Environmental Ombudsman. 

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As little lighting as possible, as much light as necessary! 

That is our motto and vision- for the world of nature, the environment, human health and an infinite view of the sky at night! more >>

Of the 14.000 hectares where cereals were originally cultivated in Tyrol, there are just 4,3 % – 604 hectares – left.   more >>

Aushubdeponie am Fernpass, Biberwier

Direkt am Fernpass soll eine neue Bodenaushubdeponie errichtet werden.Für die...more >>


Förderung der Natur- und Kulturschätze in den Alpen durch sportliche,...more >>

Exkursion ins Längental, Kühtai

Nachdem mit Erkenntnis des Bundesverwaltungsgerichtes vom 26.06.2019...

Wegerschließung Falgenairwiesen, Kappl

Aus Sicht der Tiroler Umweltanwaltschaft gäbe es Alternativen unter Einbindung...more >>

Errichtung und Asphaltierung eines Radweges, Tumpen

Der Tiroler Umweltanwaltschaft ist bewusst, dass es für ein zukunftsfähiges...more >>

Ausbau Kraftwerk Kaunertal, fortgesetztes UVP-Verfahren

Für die Tiroler Umweltanwaltschaft ist die derzeitige Fortführung des...more >>

Stellungnahme zum Nationalen Energie- und Klimaplan (NEKP)...

Stellungnahme des Tiroler Landesumweltanwaltes more >>


Power generation from the Tyrol’s rivers and streams alone is enough to meets the region’s requirements for electricity from renewable energy sources. For years, power generation in the Tyrol has by far exceeded consumption. That raises the question whether sections of streams that are worthy of protection and whether every river in the Tyrol really have to be exploited for energy production or whether, in the interest of sustainable development, a few streams and rivers should be preserved for future generations without any significant changes to the water balance.... more >>


... we help you with animal, plant and biotope identification!

Upload your photo here and we will do our best to identify species, genus or type of habitate.


You can listen to a radio broadcast about and with the Tyrolean Environmental Ombudsman on Radio Freirad? Every first Tuesday of the month, at 7:30 pm, Johannes Kostenzer presents up-to-date, exciting and surprising news about nature and nature conservation in the Tyrol.

more information: Stimmen für Umwelt und Natur.

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