Video: Soča at risk

Topic: Balkan Rivers

Watch this short video by Uwe Koenzen about the impacts of hydropower based on Soča River. The clip shows the high protection value of the upper Soča as well as die already degraded lower course due to hydropower use. Sorry, in German only (English version planned)!

Altenau: a valley gets its river back

Topic: General

The Altenau is a creek in Germany, close to Paderborn. In consequence of a flood, it was canalised and impounded since the 1970s.

However, decades of dedication finally paid off: the Altenau is now being restored. Recently, another river section was given back to nature.

Open letter: monument relocation in Hasankeyf

Topic: Uncategorized

Once again, European companies participate in the destruction of the world heritage city Hasankeyf by the Ilisu dam. A Dutch and a Greek company are planning to provide the necessary technical know-how for the relocation of a 600 year old [...]