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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 […]
“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
Cartoons by Seppo Leinonen in the Finnish Museum of Natural History in Helsinki until 15th October 2017 – Now provided with English translations!
Are you familiar with ruff, bullhead and ninespine stickleback? There are lots of funny fishes in Finland, which many of us have never seen. The exhibition by cartoonist Seppo Leinonen in the café […]
Wetlands help to cope with floods and other extreme weather events.
World Wetlands Day: 2th February 2017.
More info & material in English, Spanish and French.
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Ahoy! If you’re interested in salty waters and marine conservation, sail to Scotland next August! There’s a very interesting meeting for sailors, landlubbers and scientists interested in the future of the oceans in Glasgow:
“To conserve the world’s oceans we must go beyond science, and use it to inform policy and management, and ultimately to catalyze […]