WWF, ERN and the others members of the Living Rivers Europe coalition launched the second edition of their report, “The Final Sprint for Europe’s Rivers”, during the online launch event which took place on Tuesday, 26 October
Will Europe’s river basins return to health by 2027? Time is running out to implement the Water Framework Directive.
Europe’s rivers are under threat, with 60% of them in poor ecological health, unsustainable water use in agriculture, and alarming biodiversity decline. Is Europe really on track to return its fresh waters to health by 2027 as the Water Framework Directive requires?
Member States have only a few months left to finalise their river basin management plans for the next six years. Find in our report below the analysis of 21 drafts of River Basin Management Plans in 11 EU Member States.
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- Report “The final sprint for Europe’s rivers, an NGO analysis of 2022-2027 draft river basin management plans ”
>> Summary report – october 2021 >> Full report – october 2021