Deadly Turbines

Deadly Turbines

The pursuit of renewable energy has recently mutated into a political power struggle. So-called clean energies are often unfortunately fraught with problems that attack exactly what we actually want to protect: Nature and the environment.
Countless hydroelectric power plants around the world are becoming death traps for migratory fish, their turbines chopping up everything in their path. And to make matters worse, most of the smaller hydropower plants operate inefficiently and perform no service in providing usable energy. Swiss aquatic ecologist Eva Baier lays charges!

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World’s forgotten fishes vital for hundreds of millions of people but one-third face extinction, warns new report.

World’s forgotten fishes vital for hundreds of millions of people but one-third face extinction, warns new report.

The report was published by Alliance for Freshwater Life, Alliance for Inland Fisheries, Conservation International, Fisheries Conservation Foundation, Freshwaters Illustrated, Global Wildlife, Conservation, InFish, IUCN, IUCN SSC FFSG, Mahseer Trust, Shoal, Synchronicity Earth, The Nature Conservancy, World Fish Migration Foundation, WWF and Zoological Society of London

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STARA PLANINA – LAST MOUNTAIN STANDING

STARA PLANINA – LAST MOUNTAIN STANDING

When the inhabitants of a small Serbian mountain village stand up for their traditional values and culture, their opponents are left behind: Politicians and companies that endanger natural and cultural heritage with their dubious machinations have to subordinate themselves to the folkish desire for clean and untamed water and untouched natural landscape.

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