Balkan activists keep fighting for Europe’s last wild rivers

A caterpillar is seen by a small hydro power plant on the Zeljeznica river near the town of Trnovo, Saturday, July 9, 2022. It took a decade of court battles and street protests, but Balkan activists fighting to protect some of Europe's last wild rivers have scored an important conservation victory in Bosnia. A new electricity law, which passed Thursday, bans the further construction of small hydroelectric power plants in the larger of Bosnia's two independent entities. (AP Photo/Eldar Emric)

Balkan activists keep fighting for Europe’s last wild rivers