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.

Vacancy: Project coordinator (25h)

Topic: General

Riverwatch – a society for the protection of rivers based in Vienna – is looking for a project coordinator (25h) for a de-damming initiative. This campaign aims to analyze hydropower projects in Central and Eastern Europe and to determine which ones are to be removed due to ecological [...]