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Rivers as Lifelines conference: key messages and points for action for the EU and Member States

On 15th of October, Wetlands International Europe and The Nature Conservancy Europe hosted the conference and webinar ‘Rivers as Lifelines’, an EU Green Week and […]

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WEBINAR: Rivers as Lifelines for People and Nature

We are witnessing an unprecedented rate of biodiversity loss globally – and it is particularly alarming for freshwater ecosystems. In Europe, our rivers and lakes […]

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Need for EU Global Leadership on Biodiversity Finance

The new Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument – NDICI is still under negotiations. The next EU Budget and NDICI will be an important element […]

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E40 waterway construction: hazardous dredging started in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Ukraine takes first steps for the construction of the E40 inland waterway, breaching national law and potentially releasing nuclear waste that could expose millions of […]

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Scientists uncover new information on the Douro river ecosystem

Porto. At a press conference on July 23rd, the Douro Vivo Network launched seven studies providing new information on the Douro river basin ecosystem. Scientists […]

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New Dam Removal strategy supports action for freshwater ecosystems

With their new 10 year strategy, the Dam Removal Europe partners stand ready to support European countries to take action for accelerating restoration of freshwater […]

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New study reveals the impact of hydropower on fish species in the Mediterranean Basin

Hydropower plants are one of the main causes for the decline of numerous fish species in the Mediterranean region. This is the result of a […]

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EU water law will NOT be changed, confirms European Commission

In a landmark day for Europe’s rivers, lakes and wetlands, the European Commission has announced that the EU’s strong water legislation — the EU Water […]

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Welcoming the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030

“Bringing nature back in our lives” is a strong and encouraging title for the communication EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, COM(2020) 380 final, recognising the […]

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Wetland restoration impact on streamflow in the Rhine River Basin

Natural Water Retention through restoration of the ‘sponge’ function of currently drained soils in the middle-mountains of the Rhine basin is a locally applied nature-based […]