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Migratory fish are in trouble
At least half of all the flow in the world’s rivers is manipulated or fragmented, and the wild free flowing rivers are now more threatened than ever. Only 64 of the 177 rivers, longer than 1,000 km, are free-flowing and yet there are plans to build more than 3,500 new large […]
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 – […]
Unsustainable industries, including industrial agriculture, hydropower, and coal mining, are lobbying for devastating changes to the EU water law – the Water Framework Directive (WFD).
The future of EU rivers: New paper exposes business lobbies’ wish list of destruction
“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