…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 >>

good2know: Anlage von Singletrails und Downhillstrecken für...

Diese Empfehlungen der Tiroler Umweltanwaltschaft dienen all jenen zur...more >>


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

Medrigkopfbahn mit Pisten, See, UVP-Feststellungsverfahren

Ganze teils felsige Gratlandschaften sollen im hochalpinen Bereich...

Asphaltierter Radweg am Ostufer des Pillersees, St. Ulrich...

Zusätzlich zum bestehenden Schotterweg soll teilweise parallel verlaufend ein...more >>

KW Spöttlinhof am Teischnitzbach, Kals am Großglockner

Die Errichtung eines Kleinwasserkraftwerkes in einem bereits...more >>

Errichtung der Zwischendeponie Rosshag, Ginzling

Für die Umweltanwaltschaft macht eine Zwischendeponie Rosshag taleinwärts der...more >>

Positionspapier Skybeamer

Skybeamer sind bewegte oder gerichtete Projektionsscheinwerfer mit sehr hohen...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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