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The June issue shines a spotlight on creative and courageous campaigns to protect the world's rivers, with excellent first-hand reporting from dam hotspots around the world.

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Traffic light in Kinshasa By Ange Asanzi Recently, I returned to my beautiful home country of Congo during an International Rivers field visit. About an hour after we landed in Kinshasa as we were driving from the airport on our way...
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...
China bank of the Amur River in late fall facing Russia WikiCommons The Amur River is the last free-flowing major river in Asia located along the border of eastern Russia and northern...
A few days ago, during his visit to Kinshasa, Mahktar Diop, World Bank Vice President for the Africa region, confirmed the bank’s support for the Democratic Republic of Congo’s plan to...

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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. Internationa...
A new report entitled "No Consent to Proceed: Indigenous Peoples' Rights Violations at the Proposed Baram Dam in Sarawak" is being launched in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The report is based...
Controversial efforts in China to construct a dam on the free-flowing Nu River recently got a quiet boost. In a little-noticed July decision made public last week, a corporate statement...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bangkok, Thailand - Tomorrow, the fate of thousands of villagers living on the Nam Ngiep River in central Lao PDR will be in the hands of thirteen people sitting...

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