Tag: Rivers

The Local Fight

Nataša Crnković works with the Centre for Environment on nature conservation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, advocating for protected rivers with a focus on engaging local communities. The country has 244 rivers, but with plans for 300 new hydropower projects, nearly all of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s rivers will be impeded, some with dozens of dams.

Nataša Crnković works with the Centre for Environment on nature conservation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, advocating for protected rivers with a focus on engaging local communities. The country has 244 rivers, but with plans for 300 new hydropower projects, nearly all of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s rivers will be impeded, some with dozens of dams.   […]

European Rivers Day

Goal of the meeting is to bring together river lovers and initiatives from all over Europe in order to exchange experience, develop ideas and network. The summit ends with a public Balkan Rivers open-air concert featuring artists from the Balkan region.

SAVE THE DATE: 1st European Rivers Days 2018! From September 27 to 29, Save the Blue Heart of Europe will hold a first European river summit in Sarajevo. Goal of the meeting is to bring together river lovers and initiatives from all over Europe in order to exchange experience, develop ideas and network. The summit […]

65 farmed salmon have been caught in five rivers in counties Galway and Mayo

Inland Fisheries Ireland confirms that 65 farmed salmon have been caught in five rivers in counties Galway and Mayo; agency calls for compliance and enforcement.

Inland Fisheries Ireland confirms that 65 farmed salmon have been caught in five rivers in counties Galway and Mayo; agency calls for compliance and enforcement. The affected rivers are the Delphi, Erriff, Kylemore/Dawros, Newport and Bunowen. Inland Fisheries Ireland has been monitoring the situation since August stocks. Concerns regarding salmon farm management and oversight have […]

Video: Scientists for Vjosa

In April, about 30 scientists from four countries and various expertise participated in one week of research on the previously almost unexplored Vjosa river in Albania – in the area of the planned Poçem dam, which will destroy Europe's last big wild river.

In April, about 30 scientists from four countries and various expertise participated in one week of research on the previously almost unexplored Vjosa river in Albania – in the area of the planned Poçem dam, which will destroy Europe’s last big wild river. All experts were amazed by the complexity and sheer size of the […]

The Water Framework Directive

On the 22nd March 2017 - the day celebrated at the global level as “World Water Day” - an event took place at the European Parliament entitled “The Water Framework Directive* – Lifeline for European Waters” organised by the Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment.

On the 22nd March 2017 – the day celebrated at the global level as “World Water Day” – an event took place at the European Parliament entitled “The Water Framework Directive* – Lifeline for European Waters” organised by the Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment. The event was chaired by four Members of the […]

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