Scientific papers
May 9, 2018

You kill the dam, you are killing a part of me

You kill the dam, you are killing a part of me This study done by Fox et al at Dartmouth College (New Hampshire, USA) “reveal how complex cultural dynamics competing…
Scientific papers
May 9, 2018

Sustainability – Open Access Journal

Sustainability - Open Access Journal Special Issue in open-access journal Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050, IF 1.789) entitled "Integrating Ecohydraulics in River Restoration: Advances in Science and Applications". Deadlinefor manuscript submissions: 31…
Funding
May 9, 2018

MAVA foundation’s grants

MAVA foundation’s grants The MAVA foundationsupports conservation that benefits people and nature through four formal programs in the Mediterranean, Coastal West Africa,and Switzerland. Thanks to this grant (which has recently…
Dam removal
May 9, 2018

USA continues to remove historic barriers to recover their rivers’ health and fisheries

USA continues to remove historic barriers to recover their rivers’ health and fisheries Although North America has over 10,000 years of human history, the best conserved legacy of construction comes…
Dam removalFish Migration
May 9, 2018

World Fish Migration Day 2018!

World Fish Migration Day 2018! As some of you already know (because you participated!) this World Fish Migration Daywas an amazing success. All the team is thrilled and really moved…
Planned barriers
May 9, 2018

Major Polish rivers are seriously threatened by government plans

Major Polish rivers are seriously threatened by government plans Save the Rivers Coalition(Poland) brings together organisations which protect Poland’s rivers, streams and wetlands, and the coalition includes scientists, individual persons,…
Dam removalFish Migration
May 9, 2018

Salmon comes back to Twynholm after almost 100 years thanks to a dam removal

Salmon comes back to Twynholm after almost 100 years thanks to a dam removal One of the barriers removed in Scotland in September of 2016 thanks to WEF* (Water Environment…
Dam removal
May 9, 2018

Tackling barriers in Wales

Tackling barriers in Wales Dealing with barriers in Wales is part of the day job for Natural Resources Wales and its partners – the 6 rivers trusts in Wales.  In…
Dam removal
May 9, 2018

More barrier removals in England!

More barrier removals in England! Thanks to the efforts of the South East Rivers Trust (SERT), the Environment Agency (EA) and Thames Rivers Trust (TRT) are removing more barriers in…
Dam removal
May 9, 2018

Barriers also being removed in Czech Republic!

Barriers also being removed in Czech Republic! Thanks to the EU projectLIFE CORCONTICA, which started in 2012 and ends this year, the first barrier removals (that we know of) in…
Scientific papers
February 6, 2018

River Continuity Restoration and Diadromous Fishes: Much More than an Ecological Issue

River Continuity Restoration and Diadromous Fishes: Much More than an Ecological Issue This paper presents the main challenges for defining, evaluating and achieving effective river continuity restoration. You can request…
Scientific papers
February 4, 2018

Increased sediment load during a large-scale dam removal changes nearshore subtidal communities

Increased sediment load during a large-scale dam removal changes nearshore subtidal communities You can download this paper for free in PLOS one website. In addition, you can get this paper…
Funding
February 2, 2018

European grant to help fund your dam removal project

European grant to help fund your dam removal project Some people may know little about the The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF). This fund was created to improve and…
Planned barriers
January 25, 2018

More than 1,700 future barriers planned in Turkey

More than 1,700 future barriers planned in Turkey Several organizations in Turkey have now convened to work against the massive construction of dams in the country. The group called “Turkey…
News
January 13, 2018

The American Rivers dam removal database now available to public

USA: The American Rivers dam removal database now available to public Thanks to the compilation of work undertaken over several years, American Rives has now made available for the public…
Dam removal
January 12, 2018

First Dam removal in Japan

日本における最初のダム撤去 | Yes, yes, you understood correctly “First Dam removal in Japan” This is the first dam removal ever done in Japan and it all started thanks to a local people…
Dam removal
January 5, 2018

Vantaa River dam removal (Finland): Big challenge, great expectations

Vantaa River dam removal (Finland): Big challenge, great expectations This dam removal project is taking place in the middle of Vantaa City (Finland) in 2019. This is an interesting case…
Documentary/ movie
December 25, 2017

Swedish Film: Many small streams

Swedish film The removal of dams in Sweden is increasingly seen as a very effective ecological measure to restore river wildlife. The removals of the Sofieholm and Nianån hydropower dams,…
Dam removal
December 20, 2017

More dams removed in Spain!

More dams removed in Spain! Spanish basin authorities are making big efforts every day to remove obsolete obstacles. Project initiatives usually succeed as nobody is willing to pay the maintenance…
Dam removal in Sweden. Dam removal
September 21, 2017

Dam Removal Projects in Sweden

Dam Removals in Sweden Swedish government is also making a great effort updating their obstacle database (over 10,000 obstacles along the whole country) and our findings show that Sweden has…

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