rivers

90 per cent of Germany’s rivers below EU environmental standards
EUROPE

90 per cent of Germany’s rivers below EU environmental standards

Giant cargo ships head to Hamburg after river vote
TRADE

Giant cargo ships head to Hamburg after river vote

A project to deepen more than 130 kilometres of the River Elbe so giant cargo ships can reach Hamburg harbour is likely to go ahead after a crucial vote – although environmentalists have vowed to challenge the decision in court.

US crayfish invaders spreading plague in German rivers
BIOLOGY

US crayfish invaders spreading plague in German rivers