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The second-largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina declares to stay dams-free

The second-largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina declares to stay dams-free

23 August 2022, BANJA LUKA – The mayor of Banja Luka joined the initiative “Dams-Free Municipalities”. By this act, Banja Luka commits not to issue any concession or permission...

Big Jump in Moldova: Join the European day and swim for protection of your local river

Big Jump in Moldova: Join the European day and swim for protection of your local river

On July 11th, Big Jump - a European day of swimming in the rivers - is being organized all over Europe to demonstrate people's relationship to water streams. The goal of the...

Big jumps instead of small hydropower plants. Join and swim for Bosnia-Herzegovina's rivers

Big jumps instead of small hydropower plants. Join and swim for Bosnia-Herzegovina's rivers

Big Jump - a European day of swimming in the rivers - is being organized all over Europe to demonstrate people's relationship to rivers and lakes. The goal of the initiative is...

No new small hydropower plants without citizens' consent:  Centar Sarajevo is the tenth signatory of Dams-free municipalities

No new small hydropower plants without citizens' consent: Centar Sarajevo is the tenth signatory of Dams-free municipalities

Today, the municipality Centar Sarajevo joined the 'Dams-free municipalities' initiative (1). By joining the initiative, the municipality commits not to issue any consent,...

Adoption of Moldovan rivers - visits to local communities and celebration of Biodiversity Day

Adoption of Moldovan rivers - visits to local communities and celebration of Biodiversity Day

In May, the Arnika team went to Moldova to continue international cooperation aimed primarily at protecting rivers and supporting communities on both banks of the Dniester. Czech...

Brave woman of Kruščica won Bosnia-Herzegovina's first Goldman Environmental Prize

Brave woman of Kruščica won Bosnia-Herzegovina's first Goldman Environmental Prize

Maida Bilal from Environmental Association „Bistro“ led a group of "brave women" of Kruščica who blocked the access road to the construction site of a harmful dams on the...

More than 300 people blocked the bridge on the Neretvica river: Ready to give their life for her!

More than 300 people blocked the bridge on the Neretvica river: Ready to give their life for her!

“ Neretvica river, like all our rivers, is our holiness that we’ll never give to you! Investors should not come, because they shall not pass ”, said the residents of the...

Bosnia and Herzegovina needs a regulation on minimum river flow

Bosnia and Herzegovina needs a regulation on minimum river flow

The environmentally acceptable flow must be regulated in order for sustainable river use and management. Climate change, specificities of water regimes and use in different...

Save the Sana River springs before it’s too late, people plead

Save the Sana River springs before it’s too late, people plead

People from around the Sana disapprove the lack of protection for their wild river jewel. Instead of being proclaimed a monument of nature, hydropower plants will kill it - the...

Have a nice rivers’ day and keep the dams away!

Have a nice rivers’ day and keep the dams away!

Today the Sikh New Year Hola Mohalla is celebrated, also it’s Sir Michael Cane’s birthday and some other special occasions and aniversaries occure on March 14. Beside all that,...

Fight for water: valuable Bosnian rivers are disappearing in concrete

Fight for water: valuable Bosnian rivers are disappearing in concrete

That water is the source of life, we all know, but we rarely ask what it really means. And we should ask because what is happening with the natural wealth in Bosnia and...