The free-flowing days of the beautiful Tua River in Portugal are numbered: very soon, hundreds of hectares of farmland, one of Europe’s finest rivers for mountain and white water sports and one of the continent’s oldest railway lines will be flooded for the Foz Tua dam, a dam [...]
Effective immediately, the Dutch development bank FMO is suspending all activities in Honduras, after yet another anti-dam-activist, Nelson García, was shot dead.
Read the bank’s press release
Within the context of the "Save the Blue Heart of Europe" campaign, we would like to invite you to a very [...]
The famous outdoor outfitter Patagonia has just published an article about the Save the Blue Heart of Europe campaign on their global blog “The Cleanest Line”: Save the Blue Heart of Europe: The Balkan Rivers story
Europe’s biggest hydropower corporation – the Austrian Verbund AG, is complaining about too much electricity on the European market. Particularly wind power and the expansion of solar power results in an oversupply of energy on the market leading to declining [...]
In a petition, International Rivers calls upon the financiers and builders (FMO, Finnfund, CABEI and Voith-Siemens) of the Agua Zarca Dam in Honduras to pull out of the project. On March 2, Berta Cáceres was brutally murdered for her opposition against the [...]