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World Rivers Review

The December 2014 issue of World Rivers Review pulls together a number of Mekong experts to explore the implications of the dam boom on the river and its people. 

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The World Bank has promised to learn from its past mistakes. Yet a new report about the Bank's resettlement projects shows that for the development financier, poor people literally don't count.
As the International Day of Action for Rivers Coordinator for 2015, I was provided a rare and special opportunity to learn at a personal level about the different struggles of people...
Disclaimer: This is a minority report from the “International Conference on Hydropower for Sustainable Development”, which I attended the first week of February at Dehradun, India. The...
Through his life's work, the new Stockholm Water Prize Laureate Rajendra Singh has shown that bottom-up approaches are the best way to manage water, droughts and floods.

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Clean hydroelectric plants are meant to help the world fight global warming. But what happens when climate change clouds hydro's own future? From Foreign Policy magazine.
The Board of Directors of International Rivers has appointed veteran staff member Peter Bosshard to serve as Interim Executive Director effective March 1st. Mr. Bosshard will take over...
The charade over whether to proceed with Don Sahong Dam, the second Mekong mainstream hydropower project near the Laotian-Cambodian border, will soon reach a defining moment.
We need consistency in national efforts. We have a real opportunity to take the lead in the region that goes beyond a presidential campaign promise to attend the UN Climate Summit, or the...


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