Koitajoki Watershed News

All the latest news from The Endangered Landscapes & Seascapes Programme

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The River Guardians of Koitajoki

In the remote expanse of Eastern Finland’s Koitajoki Watershed, a pioneering initiative is reshaping the narrative of conservation and restoration.…

14th March 2024

Restoration as a sustainable and cost-effective method of climate-change mitigation

As world leaders convene in the United Arab Emirates for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change 28th Conference of…

8th December 2023

Traditional sein fishing is revitalising whitefish populations in Koitajoki

Koitajoki is the only river in Finland where the ancient fishery practice of river seining is still practiced. This World…

21st November 2023

Two Endangered Landscapes Programme project leads awarded prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize

Awarded annually to environmental heroes from each of the world’s six inhabited continental regions, the Goldman Environmental Prize honours the…

26th April 2023

Brent Geese landing at Farlington Marshes

It’s time for wetland restoration: World Wetlands Day 2023

Like much of our natural world, wetlands are not only a source of beauty and wonder but an ecosystem type…

2nd February 2023

White egrets standing in a line with one taking off.

Seven new restoration landscapes supported by the Endangered Landscapes Programme

The Endangered Landscapes Programme is delighted to announce our next cohort of seven restoration landscapes. These projects will receive grants…

15th December 2022