3000 dams are going to be constructed in the Balkans

Hydro-power is an energy source that has built a generally good reputation during the last century. The public sees it as a green source of renewable energy and the governments across the world support that idea. This is also the case in Europe where dams are considered as green energy and add a significant proportion … Read more 3000 dams are going to be constructed in the Balkans

Are dams destroying the populations of wild salmon?

Dams are affecting the environment and biodiversity in many different ways, the fate of the salmon exemplifies the essence of what’s wrong with dams. Dams can impact fish in the rivers in several different ways. The most obvious one is that the huge installations create a barrier for the fish. Fish that migrate up and … Read more Are dams destroying the populations of wild salmon?

Dams release more methane in the atmosphere than previously thought

Dams have always been seen as a green alternative that allows us to reduce our dependency on fossil fuels. While its true that dams are a renewable source of energy, that doesn’t mean that they do not have an impact on climate change. And as it of turns out to be cause, their impact has … Read more Dams release more methane in the atmosphere than previously thought

How dams are eating up the coast

We’re still considering dams as renewable, green energy sources. While the renewable part is mostly true, that doesn’t mean that they don’t contribute to climate change, and it certainty doesn’t mean that they don’t have other negative impacts of the environment in general. In this article we’re going to focus on one of the little … Read more How dams are eating up the coast

Capitalism is in debt with nature

The debate around the economy in Europe and the US is gravitating around two “strategies ” : more regulations or fewer regulations.  And while we’re fiercely fighting this ideological battle, we often leave common sense out of the conversation.  When it comes down to the future of the economy, the elephant in the room is … Read more Capitalism is in debt with nature

A school in India is asking parents to plant a tree instead of paying fees

A local initiative in the Chhattisgarh area in India aims at providing education for the children of poor familes. The school requires the parents or the guardians of the child to plant a sapling each and take care of it. If the tree dies, the parents are asked to plant another one in its place. … Read more A school in India is asking parents to plant a tree instead of paying fees

More Trees Less Assholes wants to help you

One of the main goals of our online community is to work together with other projects and help their message reach a bigger environmentally conscious audience. So many people are creating high quality content and are working hard on important projects, but don’t have the media means to reach the audience that they deserve. I’d … Read more More Trees Less Assholes wants to help you