Scientific week in Vjosa

Scientists from Albania, Austria and Germany explore Europe’s last big wild river and call for a proper Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

An initiative without par in Europe is being taken by over 30 scientists from Albania, Austria and Germany that will conduct a week research at the Vjosa in Albania.

With this activity, the scientists want to draw attention to the expected negative impacts of the projected dam construction at Europe’s last big wild river.

Last year, 228 scientists have signed a memorandum were they requested to the Albanian Government to declare a 3 year moratorium of the hydro-power developments in Vjosa

From April 23rd to April 29th they will study the geomorphology, sedimetology and biodiversity of the Vjosa river.