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2013 Annual Report

The 2013 Annual Report details current threats to the world's major river basins, and provides programmatic and financial summaries for the year.

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“Hi. This is Bharat from International Rivers. I’m calling regarding an email sent to you on August 4,” I said to a senior official in India's Ministry of Power over the phone. It had taken a few weeks of calling to finally get this...
In a great victory for international water law and transboundary water governance, the 1997 UN Convention on the Law of Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses (UNWC) finally...
What role can and should renewables play in the DR Congo, in light of an international push for megadams on the Congo River? Notes from a field visit to DRC.
In my line of work, you never want to say “I told you so.” Nothing good can come from being right about the damage from poorly planned dams like Ethiopia's Gibe III. Learn about our recent...

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Ahead of next week’s UN General Assembly and Climate Summit, 118 groups from 37 countries urged UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to ensure that private finance is not counted as internation...
The prestigious Stockholm Water Prize should celebrate the solutions of the future, not the past, argues International Rivers' Africa director Rudo Sanyanga.
Today, International Rivers launched “The State of the World's Rivers,” a first-of-its-kind database that illustrates how dams have helped impoverish the health of the world's river basins...
Despite the completion of lower cascade of six hydropower dams on the Lancang River (Upper Mekong) in 2014, little is known about the environmental impacts of the Lancang Dams....

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