Michal Kravcik Reflects on California’s Water Crisis

Michal Kravcik was awarded the Goldman Prize in 1999 for his work to halt the construction of destructive dam projects in post-communist Slovakia by proposing democratic alternatives, including smaller dams, decentralized water management and restored farmlands. Fifteen years later, Kravcik is still working diligently to design sustainable wa...

Back-to-nature flood schemes need 'government leadership'

Water experts are calling on ministers to show greater leadership on flooding. They say the government is failing to promote back-to-nature schemes which protect lowland homes by deliberately creating floods in the hills. The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) say upland schemes to slow river flow cost a fr...

New plan to fight floods

FLOODING remains an ongoing struggle for Slovakia. The Environment Ministry says its new flood protection plan will help the country withstand floods like the 2010 deluge that caused considerable damage across the regions. The plan, unveiled on October 28, was designed for the next seven years and relies on traditional preventive measures, li...

Kórejské a stredoeurópske pohľady na retenciu vody v mestskej a vidieckej krajine

Pozývame Vás na konferenciu "Kórejské a stredoeurópske pohľady na retenciu vody v mestskej a vidieckej krajine". Ktorá sa koná 5. novembra (utorok) 2013 so začiatkom o 15:00 hod. v zasadačke Slovenského syndikátu novinárov na Župnom námestí 7 v Bratislave. Pozvánka a program v pdf.
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