Oder catastrophe: Completely clarify causes and ensure restoration of the Oder – Restoration and renaturation of the Oder must now have top priority

According to the conviction of the environmental and nature conservation organisations united in the "Action Alliance Living Oder", the full extent of the catastrophe can be assessed in a few weeks at the earliest. However, a comparison can already be made with the Sandoz disaster which happened on the Rhine in 1986.
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NGOs, Scientists, and Politicians demand the Stop of Expansion Plans on the River Oder

Environmental associations and movements, scientists and parliamentarians from all over Poland and Germany have published a joint declaration to protect the River Oder from being expanded to develop inland navigation under the pretext of flood protection
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WWF, BUND and Deutscher Naturschutzring Call for a Stop to the Planning for the Danube-Oder-Elbe Canal

The canal would mean the end of these last large and still relatively near-natural river and floodplain landscapes.
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