Full Article here: http://www.thecleanestline.com/2016/04/stop-the-dams-in-portugal.html
Patagonia® is also supporting the actions taken by Save Tua Platform and Esporão® (Portuguese wine & olive oil producer) to stop the dam in the Tua river and is also engaged in spreading the word for people to take action, by visiting the website – http://lastdaysoftua.com – and sending an automatic e-mail/letter to UNESCO.
Despite of the advanced state of construction it is still possible to avoid the filling of the reservoir allowing important actions to be taken for the preservation of the region, before it is too late.
The issue is not only a matter of environmental protection of UNESCO World Heritage patrimony. It is also about the economic, social and cultural preservation of “Alto Douro Vinhateiro”, the oldest demarcated region in the world, with unique features that is being threatened by a project that does not bring any advantage for the territory or its inhabitants.