With only 40% of Europe's waterways in good ecological condition, a new study published today calls for tens of thouthands of redundnt dams and other barriers removed to help restore rivres ad lakes - boosting wildlife populations and benefiting communities across the continent. An new initiative called Dam Removal Europe aims to start an are of dam removal.
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An analysis of 13 case studies aiming to integrate improvement of ecological conditions and flood risk mitigation
Benefits of European River Restoration Schemes.pdf