#rivers

Meet the anti-dams superheroes! Summer school “Free the rivers” 2021 starts soon

Meet the anti-dams superheroes! Summer school “Free the rivers” 2021 starts soon

Do you wonder how to successfully protect our rivers? Would you like to learn and try planning a local campaign? Do you need tips for getting scientific data and arguments to...

Connecting people protecting their rivers: Big Jump got bigger in 2021

Connecting people protecting their rivers: Big Jump got bigger in 2021

In July 2021, Arnika together with its partners didn't miss the opportunity to join the Big Jump event - an initiative aiming to bring the attention of the public and authorities...

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...

The story of garbage in Bosnia-Herzegovina's rivers seems to be endless. Within few days, volunteers collected more than two hundred bags of trash

The story of garbage in Bosnia-Herzegovina's rivers seems to be endless. Within few days, volunteers collected more than two hundred bags of trash

From April 22nd until April 25th, on the occasion of World Earth Day, almost one hundred volunteers from various locations across Bosnia and Herzegovina decided to spend their...

Together in protecting water resources: Arnika's mission to Moldova

Together in protecting water resources: Arnika's mission to Moldova

As Czechia has largely similar problems due to the similar nature of the landscape and structure of agriculture, before the end of 2020 Arnika went to Moldova to share our...

Kilograms of trash taken out of rivers in Bosnia and Herzegovina by the local communities

Kilograms of trash taken out of rivers in Bosnia and Herzegovina by the local communities

In less than a month, five civic initiatives from Bosnia and Herzegovina have cleared rivers and riverbanks of trash at six locations. Each time, the organizers of River Cleaning...

Cyanides in the Bečva River – 2020

Cyanides in the Bečva River – 2020

Originally a lively and beautiful river Bečva was poisoned by cyanides on almost forty kilometers. The cyanide leak occurred on Sunday, September 20th, 2020, when dead fish...

Let’s stand against the boom of harmful hydropower plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina! Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative wants to save the rivers

Let’s stand against the boom of harmful hydropower plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina! Dams-Free Municipalities Initiative wants to save the rivers

People losing their nature and landscapes, villagers being denied access to drinking and utility water, one of the last wild rivers in Europe being devastated… These are not the...