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Mountain lakes: indicators of environmental quality
by zopemaster last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:02 AM — filed under: ,
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Alpine lakes
by zopemaster last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:11 AM — filed under: , , , ,
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Point of view: Water will not tolerate resistance
by CIPRA International published Oct 06, 2021 last modified Oct 06, 2021 08:45 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , ,
Extreme weather conditions are also increasingly affecting the Alps. The climate crisis is driving this development. Can more and more dams, barriers or power stations solve the problem and at the same time satisfy the growing hunger for energy? We must work with the power of water rather than against it, says Kaspar Schuler, CIPRA’s Executive Director and co-author of CIPRA’s new position paper on hydropower.
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How much hydropower is ecologically sustainable ?
by CIPRA International published Oct 06, 2021 last modified Jan 17, 2022 08:10 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Renovate power plants instead of building new ones, preserve the last freshwater pearls, coordinate use and protection across countries: CIPRA has published a position paper with detailed technical demands on the use of hydropower in the Alps.
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Toxic glacier melts
by zopemaster published Nov 05, 2009 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:15 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A new study has confirmed that melting glaciers release chemical substances that have long been banned and are not longer produced by industry. Researchers from Swiss education institutes took frozen sediment core samples from the Oberaar reservoir in the Grimsel area in Switzerland and used the layers to reconstruct the history of the lake back to when it was first established in 1953.
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Plans for a network of the Alps' large lakes
by zopemaster published Sep 11, 2003 last modified Jul 07, 2021 01:10 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Together with various partners the French Rhône-Alpes region is planning to submit to the EU Programme Interreg IIIB Alpine Space a project for setting up a network of large natural lakes in the alpine region. The project's main goals are to include environmental protection in harmony with the European Framework Directive on Water and sustainable tourist development of lake landscapes.
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