On June 4thour founder Rok Rozman was presenting idea and work of Balkan River Defence with a pitch at The Funding Network event in London. The UK philanthropists decided it is worth supporting the cause and we are more than happy to receive a grant that will enable us to bring the movement into the second phase with more smaller projects for which we never had the funds to bring them to life. We will now finally be able to support our core crew. Thanks to TFN team and all the donors!
June 1st marks the International day for Sava. This is why we joined forces with local kayakers & river defenders and Slovenian NGOs and civil initiatives (Lutra, DPRS, Ne jezimo Save, Za Savo, Divja Sava za vedno) that think middle and lower Sava should be left in peace for wildlife to flourish and free flowing river to provide opportunities for sustainable development. Company Sava hydro power plants wants to build up to 11 new big dams that would turn this symbolic river into a series of dead lakes. We rose paddles high and said loud no to these kind of plans and provided different ones: Instead of proposed dams government should […]