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EU Water Law is Fit for Purpose!

Water framework directive is fit for purposeChristmas comes early for rivers and nature:
The European Commission’s final evaluation of EU water legislation has concluded the EU Water Framework Directive to be “fit for purpose”.

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Fish Migration from Sea to Source

Happy migratory fish vs damMigratory 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 […]

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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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Unsustainable industries are lobbying for devastating changes to the EU water law

Water framework directive in danger 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

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The Lesser White-Fronted Geese Wedding

The Lesser White-Fronted Greece WeddingA new publication of the Lesser White-fronted Goose Life project is online.
Includes also a cartoon: The Lesser White-Fronted Greece Wedding

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