More Than 1 Million Barriers Are Blocking Europe’s Rivers

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https://e360.yale.edu/digest/more-than-1-million-barriers-are-blocking-europes-rivers-1

More than 1.2 million barriers stretch across rivers in Europe, from large-scale dams to locks to weirs — more than twice as many as previously thought, according to new research published in the journal Nature. Scientists said the artificial structures threaten some of the world’s most diverse ecosystems.

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Original Title: More Than 1 Million Barriers Are Blocking Europe’s Rivers

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