Por Isadora Soares Con sus 77 km de extensión, el hermoso paisaje del río San Pedro, en el sur de Chile, esconde la lucha silenciosa de la región contra el ya avanzado proyecto de construcción de la Central Hidroeléctrica San Pedro, proyecto que está interrumpido desde 2009. La animación de poco más de cinco minutos…Read More
Protecting rivers and defending the rights of the communities that depend on them
NEW REPORT: Advancing Ecological Civilization?
Check out our new report, “Advancing Ecological Civilization” covering the two largest hydropower giants and their #biodiversity footprints.
Two hydropower giants account for over half of the world’s dams.
Hydropower threatens global biodiversity and our ability to survive.
Rivers are vital to maintaining and restoring biodiversity and halting the #BiodiversityCrisis.
Find out more: www.HydroBiodiversityImpact.org
Rivers are the arteries of the earth, supporting the highest rate of biodiversity compared to any other ecosystem and providing for the livelihoods of millions of local, indigenous and traditional peoples. Rivers are also under extreme threat, with less than 10% of the world’s river basins protected.
International Rivers strengthens movements of communities and civil society at the forefront of defending rivers by:
- Undertaking investigative research to generate robust data and evidence to inform policies and campaigns.
- Remaining independent and fearless in campaigning to expose and resist destructive projects.
- Developing a vision that protects rivers and the communities that depend upon them.
Podcasts are also a way to navigate a sea of information often produced by mainstream media. Affordable to be produced, these channels allow several independent and/or minority groups to amplify their voices and reach different audiences. They also address subjects that mainstream media has yet to cover with property, like climate collapse, rights of nature…Read More