Joint press release by Riverwatch, EuroNatur, Center for Environment and Koalicija za Sanu
++The Austrian-German energy company is constructing a hydropower on the Sana River, endangering a globally threatened fish species ++ NGOs and scientists protesting++
Within the context of the Save the Blue Heart of Europe, we produced three short films about the Balkan Rivers: one about its biodiversity, one about its threats and the third features locals standing up for their river. Enjoy!
Joint press release by Riverwatch and EuroNatur
++ Bern Convention’s international expert commission calls for halt to hydropower development in Mavrovo National Park, Macedonia ++ EBRD and World Bank shall withdraw from financing hydropower projects in the National Park ++
Between September 24th and 27th, Belgrade became the center of European river conservationists and dam opponents. From September, 120 people from 18 countries discussed how to stop the dam tsunami in the Balkans and in other regions in Europe at our Balkan Rivers Days, organized within the context [...]
In the context of the "Save the Blue Heart of Europe" campaign, we want to visualize a network of initiatives and people who fight for rivers in the Balkans. For this purpose we have created a “River Ambassadors” layer in the interactive [...]
Joint press release by Riverwatch, EuroNatur and the Slovenian Native Fish Society
++ Hydropower project in Slovenia violates domestic and international legislation and threatens rare flora and fauna ++
During the past weekend, Belgrade became the center of European [...]
On September 22, the Brazil’s environmental protection agency Ibama temporarily denied the operating licence for the completed Belo-Monte dam since legally required mitigation and compensation measures were not met. As a result, the reservoir cannot be filled.