© Andrew Burr

Grand final of Balkan Rivers Tour

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A kayak for Edi Rama

With a special protest, the Balkan Rivers Tour came to an end in Tirana. "Edi Rama – stop the dam projects on the Vjosa and establish a national Park on Europe’s last wild river instead!" was the clear message.

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© Oblak Aljaz

International protest action at the river Vjosa

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„Vjosa - No Dams!“

More than 150 kayakers, politicians, residents, and conservationists called upon the Albanian Prime Minister to stop the projected damming of the Vjosa which threatens to destroy the ecologically most valuable river stretches.

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© Matthias Schickhofer

Logging in Făgăraş Mountains: contraventions uncovered

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Rapid destruction of primeval forests

Old-growth forests are rapidly destroyed in the Carpathians even though they are strictly protected by Romanian law. Nature photographer and EuroNatur partner Matthias Schickhofer reports on ongoing deforestations in the Făgăraş Mountains...

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© Theresa Schiller

Hydropower plant Boskov Most is illegal

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New hope for the Blue Heart of Europe

According to an official statement by the administrative court, plans for the large hydropower project Boskov Most in the Macedonian Mavrovo National Park are devoid of any legal basis. With this, the financier is more than overdue to definitively withdraw its funding of the project!

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© Jürgen Schneider

Bird hunting in the Balkans endangers our migratory birds

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Stop bird killing!

Millions of migratory birds are killed every year in the Balkans – among them many species that are protected with great effort in Germany. Commemorating World Migratory Bird Day EuroNatur demands reliable hunting controls.

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Campaign "Save the Blue Heart of Europe"

© Goran Safarek

Success for Europe's Forests

© Angie Rother



A kayak for Rama

Amid the applause of hundreds of spectators kayakers marched with their kayaks through the Albanian capital of Tirana today.


International protest against river destruction

Vjosa – No Dams!” More than 150 people – kayakers from all over Europe, Albanian parliamentarians and international environmental...


Old-growth forests destroyed rapidly in Romania

Although all primeval forests are strictly protected, they are still being destroyed - the most recent case was discovered in the Făgăraş...


Administrative court stops licence for hydropower plant inside Mavrovo National Park

According to an official statement by the Macedonian administrative court, plans for the large hydropower project Boskov Most in the...


Old-growth forest saved from clear-cutting

Good news from Romania: In the country’s south-west, a primeval forest covering more than 400 hectares has been saved from imminent...

Short film: Save the Balkan Rivers

© Lubomir Stefanov

Scene of the crime: the Adriatic

© Martin Schneider-Jacoby