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Removing “Road Dams” in Europe – Webinar

Culvert - a river runs trhough it - fish don'tThe World Fish Migration Foundation, The United States Forest Service, and The Nature Conservancy invite you to join us for a 3 hour, international webinar highlighting the need and opportunities to improve road and stream crossings to enhance the biodiversity of rivers across Europe! 
January 19th, 2022 from 15:00-18:00 Central European Time (CET) 
River fragmentation from constructed […]

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Help Migratory Fish Break Free

Dam removal - Rainbow troutPlease help migratory fish Break Free for World Fishmigration Day 2022 on Saturday May 21, 2022.
The official WFMD 2022 Participants Guideline is now available!
Download the guide for free on our resources page.

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Activist to Pay Compensations to Power Company for “Damaging the Dam” with Art!

Hydro power company makes activist payThe Kemijoki River in Northern Finland was once maybe the best salmon river in Europe.
The river was dammed after the World War II, and no fish passages were built, so the local salmon population was lost.
Kemijoki Ltd has now 16 hydro power plants in the Kemijoki River. The company wants to build one more with […]

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Älvräddarna – River Savers from Sweden

Älvräddarna – River Saver's AssociationÄlvräddarna is a Swedish nationwide organization that works for environmental adaptation of the necessary hydropower and decommissioning of the unnecessary.

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Freshwater Fish are in Trouble

Global threats for migrating fish“​With hydropower, overfishing, climate change and pollution on the rise, populations of migratory freshwater fish species have plummeted globally by 76% on average since 1970, including a 93% collapse in Europe.”
93% collapse in migratory freshwater fish populations in Europe – new report

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