River Action Now: Eko Bistro and the Guardians of the Kruščica River
Guardians of the River: An Online Course Talk with Maida Bilal
In this session, Ruby Reed talks to Goldman Prize winner Maida Bilal about the guardianship of the last wild river in Europe, the Kruščica. We will discuss the endurance of local woman groups, eco-feminism and the power of protest to resist hydropower corporations and the damming of free-flowing rivers.
This event is part of the Guardians of the River online course, offered by Advaya and Guardians Worldwide.
Guardians of the River: An Online Course
Maida Bilal #
2021 Goldman Prize Recipient Maida Bilal led a group of women from her village in a 503-day blockade of heavy equipment that resulted in the cancellation of permits for two proposed dams on the Kruščica River in December 2018.