In the last decade, Slovenia has experienced reoccurring floods. But since 2014, the basin of the Drava River and its tributaries have benefited from a European project involving the dredging, widening and containment of these rivers to protect and strengthen the surrounding areas.
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After an important metal factory in Slovenia was almost flooded in 2012, ways and means to avoid any further disruptions have been set up and are continuing to be developed. Euronews speaks to the Meza flood control measures technical designer for more information.
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Sport climbing makes its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020 along with sports such as skateboarding and surfing, part of efforts by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to broaden the appeal of the world’s largest sporting event. The men’s favourite is Czech climber Adam Ondra, who in addition to competition titles is known for attempting some of the world’s most technically challenging climbing routes. While the women’s event is seen as more open, Slovenia’s Janja Garnbret is a top pick. The competition takes place from 3-6 August. Get up to speed with bouldering, speed and lead climbing in the video above.