WEEKEND OUT IN THE TUA RIVER – November 1st and 2nd
GEOTA and the Youth Association Tamecanos, in partnership with the Platform Save the Tua and the Canoeing Club Águas Bravas de Portugal have organized another weekend in the Tua River.
Several activities were organized to show the enormous value of the Tua Valley and Douro.
To save one of the last natural rivers in Portugal and to prevent the construction of the dam we must live for it and to show that it is possible another kind of development, based on tourism, regional products, hospitality and knowledges of whom lives there.
The mission of Platform Save the Tua is to protect the Tua Valley by raising awareness about the inconsistencies of the Foz Tua dam, which is being constructed in one of the most beautiful rivers in Portugal, with the values abided by Unesco World Heritage nomination of the Alto Douro Wine Region. We demand for this construction to stop immediately before a natural heritage spot of a high ecological, social and economic value and part of our legacy and Portuguese identity and culture suffers irreversible damages.