Iberian Conference on River Restoration

The IV Iberian Conference on River Restoration, RestauraRios 2023, aims to look forward to 2030 and encourage dialogue between river recovery enthusiasts, scientists and government […]


Managing vegetation along natural watercourses to support healthier aquatic ecosystems

How can we improve vegetation management along natural watercourses to support healthier aquatic ecosystems? This video animation is produced by CIRF as part of the […]


Policy makers, experts discuss role of EU biodiversity strategy in freshwater fish conservation

Policy makers from the European Commission, NGOs and researchers gathered together in late November to discuss the conservation of freshwater fishes in Europe in the […]


Blog: Wetlands are our ‘life insurance’ yet we continue to neglect them

Europe’s record breaking summer of high temperatures, heat waves and droughts exposed the vulnerability of our agricultural systems, forestry management, energy mix and economies to […]


Draft report on EU’s transport roadmap published

This draft report published on the EU Transport Roadmap by the European Parliament suggests that unsustainable projects will not receive EU funding. This means that […]


FREE FLOW webinar to protect & restore rivers

Join us on November 29th 13:45-17:30 CET for the FREE FLOW Webinar to learn about ways to protect and restore free-flowing rivers! FREE FLOW will […]


European Rivers Summit – Wrap up, takeaways and resources

The 3rd European Rivers Summit took place in Brussels, Belgium, from 29 September to 01 October. The four-day event, organised by Wetlands International Europe and […]


#DamBusters film released worldwide

#DamBusters, a documentary exploring why river heroes from across Europe are working to remove dams, has now been released worldwide. The 73-minute feature length documentary […]


Free-Flowing Rivers website launched

The Italian Centre for River Restoration and Wetlands International Europe have launched a new website on river connectivity to draw attention to the importance of […]


NGO Briefing on REPowerEU revision of the Renewable Energy Directive and hydropower

The European Commission’s ‘REPowerEU’ initiative, including the proposal to further amend the EU Renewable Energy Directive (RED), sets a higher EU renewable energy target and  […]