Info graphics and photo story about Balkan Rivers

 12/15/2015

A new study, that Bankwatch published on December 11 deals with European public funding and EU companies, which are fuelling a wave of hydropower development and endangering pristine river environments in the Balkans. It shows who is involved in financing hydropower projects in the region, both overall and inside of protected areas. Bankwatch produced a series of info graphics:

Pristine Balkan rivers threatened by European "green energy" funding for hydropower

 

In addition, a wonderful photo story designed by Pippa Gallop (Bankwatch) gives you a vivid impression of the issue:

Troubled beauty - How pristine rivers in the Balkans are in danger of being dismembered by hydropower installations.

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