Grantee profile

Macedonian Ecological Society (MES)

Established in 1972, the Macedonian Ecological Society (MES) works to advance the science of ecology and protection of biological diversity as well as to promote the sustainable use of natural resources. The organisation’s key areas of focus include habitat and species conservation; protection of ecologically important sites and networks; and environmental education. The NGO is particularly known for its transboundary work with international partners on the critically endangered Balkan lynx and the Prespa-Ohrid ecoregion, a European freshwater biodiversity hotspot.