To Help a Brother In Need

The opening words of Slow Fish first-timer, Tero Mustonen, of the Snowchange Cooperative, immediately filled the Fish Community room with passion and determination. Located in North Karelia in Finland, the Snowchange Coop was established in 2000 as a community driven, non-profit group dedicated to fighting the impacts of climate change on fishing practices.

Vjosa: The Blue Heart of Europe

The Vjosa River in Albania the last of Europe’s great wild rivers, known for its rich biodiversity, rare fish species and deep canyons. In some areas, it reaches over two kilometers in width. It’s is an ideal habitat for migratory birds and spawning fish,but the nourishment its biodiversity provides to the local community is endangered due to hydroelectric projects in the basin.