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The Mekong River and her people are in jeopardy, as the government of Laos is barreling ahead with plans to build the Don Sahong Dam.

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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India Rivers Week was held November 24-27, 2014 at the WWF-India campus in New Delhi. A first of its kind gathering of more than 100 river activists working to protect, conserve and rehabilitate India’s rivers, the four-day meet...
In November last year, International Rivers’ team in South Asia and the Legal Initiative for Forests & Environment (LIFE) organized a two-day knowledge-sharing workshop to discuss the...
Twelve iconic projects illustrate how dams – the largest structures ever built by humans – have changed the face of our planet.
The first international visit undertaken by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who came to power in May 2014 with a landslide electoral victory and a personal mandate for development...

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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.
Today International Rivers announces that Jason Rainey will step down as Executive Director on March 1, 2015. “It’s been a great honor to serve with such a highly respected and singularly...
On Thursday January 15th, the 21st meeting of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Council will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam. The meeting comes at a time of increasing crisis for the Mekong...
International and Cambodian groups today issued a complaint to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Cambodia raising concerns over human rights...

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