GEO.de: Wasserkraft kontra Naturschutz
Science and travel magazine GEO, publishes a short report about the still free flowing Balkan rivers, that are endangered by several hydro power plants.
The German TV, MDR: Vjosa- the Blue Heart of Europe
The Central German Broadcasting Television (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk-MDR) reported on the Vjosa river, presenting to its followers the last wild river in Europe and the work that is being done by the…
Neues Deutschland: Blue heart of Europe threatened by a heart attack
Unique landscape of Albania threatened by plans for the construction of 30 hydro-power plants. Neues Deutschland (New Germany) a national German daily newspaper has reported the situation of HPP-s craze in the Viosa…
Major banks put up nearly €1bn for controversial Balkan dams, says Bankwatch report
By Arthur Neslen, The Guardian International banks have ploughed hundreds of millions of euros into a wave of hydropower projects sweeping across many pristine national parks and environmentally-protected regions in…
The Guardian: Major banks put up nearly €1bn for controversial Balkan dams, says report
Theguardian.com states that multilateral banks are involved in the development plans for hydro power projects across the Balkans.
Wiener Zeitung: Europe’s last wild river
The Austrian newspaper Wiener Zeitung published a travel report from two journalists, discovering the valley of the Vjosa River in Albania.
Borders divide, Rivers unite
Recently, in Belgrade was held the meeting of “Balkan Rivers Days”. This was the first meeting of the major initiative for the European rivers, which brought together representatives of NGOs,…
OE1.ORF.at Journal Panorama: Albania – Europe’s last wild river in danger
Radiostation OE1, a service from Austrian public broadcast ORF, published an article about the Vjosa River and the threat it’s facing from several hydro power plants, planned in the region.