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The Sélune River Will Run Free at Last!

Liberté - Egalité - Dam Removalité!The international conference on dam removal and the restauration of the Sélune river, from 24th to 26 September, 2019 in Brittany and Normandy. (Rennes / Avranches – Mont Saint Michel).
Live drawings during the seminar 24.9.2019:
Claire-Cécile Garnier (Ministère de l’écologie – France) talked about French water legislation & ecological continuity.
Roberto Epple from European Rivers Network – […]

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Emperor Bolsonero & burning Amazonas

Jair Bolsonero burns AmazonasAmnesty petition:

“Demand the Brazilian Government protect Indigenous Peoples’ rights and the Amazon
President Bolsonaro’s government has enabled illegal seizures of Indigenous lands in the Amazon, resulting in illegal intruders threatening and intimidating Indigenous Peoples and leading to an estimated 75,000 forest fires this year.
In May 2019 we warned that the situation for Indigenous Peoples and the […]

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Peat extraction is bad for the climate and nature

Peat burning and school climate strikePeat extraction is bad for the climate, waterways & wetlands. Finland even subsidises burning peat for energy.

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Easter Bunnies & Salmon Eggs

Easter bunnies like wild rivers“Rivers have always provided fundamental and vital services for mankind and the environment. However, dams disrupt the natural functioning of rivers and can cause a wide-scale decline in fish and other river wildlife. For these reasons, it is necessary to remove these barriers to return rivers to their natural, free-flowing state.”
Dam Removal Europe

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Restoration of Urban Longinoja Brook Wins Finnish Biodiversity Award

We love river restoration
The Longinoja Creek restoration project

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