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The world of river activism has had its share of good news this quarter, and the latest issue of World Rivers Review helps you interpret it. 

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Part 2 (Continued from previous posting) At the edges of the construction zone of the Xekaman 1 Dam, located close to the confluence of the Sekaman and Sekong rivers, three villages of ethnic minority people have been living for...
(Part 1 of 2) Along a stretch of road close to 150 kilometers long in south-eastern Laos that connects the towns of Sekong, Kalum and Ta-Oy, the surrounding land near the Sekong River is...
After less than two weeks in office, the new administration of President Michelle Bachelet set an important precedent last week – no more business as usual. On Wednesday March 19, the...
Denise, Monoj, Sheikh, Haidy, Nadeem, Pedro, Johanna, Qurat, Lindu – these are the names of some of the partners who I had the privilege of connecting with in preparation for the 17th...

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In a formal complaint filed today, communities and civil society groups reported that Austrian engineering giant Andritz AG's involvement in a controversial dam on the Mekong River violate...
While International Rivers is pleased that Mekong leaders recognize the negative environmental and social impacts that hydropower development poses to the mainstream, we are disappointed...
On Saturday, the Prime Ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, are expected to meet for the 2nd Summit of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) in Ho Chi Minh City. The Summit comes...
Originally published in Cambodia Daily – Leading conservation groups on Sunday issued a joint declaration opposing the construction of Laos’ controversial Xayaburi hydropower dam as...

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