New report: Siarzewo barrage is a real threat for habitats and species

The Vistula river. Photo by Marek Elas

A new report that shows the devastating impact of E40 waterway on birds, natural habitats and water-dependent species in Poland was published on 2nd of October 2023. The report was prepared at the request of Save Polesia partner OTOP (BirdLife Poland). Despite being aware of the disastrous consequences of the E40 project, the Polish government … Read more

Polish protest against Siarzewo dam

Protest against Siarzewo dam in Warsaw 14th March 2023. (c) Małgorzata Kaznowska-Filipek

An ironic “birthday-party” with a dam-cake was held in Warsaw opposite the Ministry of Climate and Environment on 14th March 2023, the International day of action for rivers.  The Polish “Save the Rivers” Coalition gathered people to protest against the construction of Siarzewo dam on the Vistula river. The partygoers demanded immediate consideration of NGO … Read more