News for: Fish migration

The Power of Citizen Action on the Allier River

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

For more than twenty years, a movement of NGOs, fishermen, scientists, local residents, activists, and politicians have been fighting to restore the migratory pathways of wild Atlantic salmon. They have finally achieved their victory with the announcement of the "New Poutès" dam on the Upper Allier. The old dam has been removed, and a new structure will be built. The once 4.5 kilometer impoundment will now be 350 meters long.

Living Planet Index for Migratory Freshwater Fish

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

What is the Living Planet Index for Migratory Freshwater Fish?

The Living Planet Index for Migratory Freshwater Fish is the first comprehensive global report on the status of migratory fish. The technical report finds migratory freshwater fish are under immense threat from human-made impacts and urgent action is required to halt and then reverse the alarming decline.

Find out more and download the report.

How did the fish cross the road? Invention to help fish get through culvert

Friday, October 12, 2018

Fish need to move to find food, escape predators and reach suitable habitat for reproduction. Too often, however, human activities get in the way. Dams, weirs and culverts (the tunnels and drains often found under roads) can create barriers that fragment habitats, isolating fish populations.

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