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Exploring Women’s Water-Based Literacies through Alternative Storytelling with 20 Indigenous Women from Sikkim and West Bengal “Years ago, at the time of my grandmother, all the rivers were clear and good. But when I grew up and...
To provide immediate assistance to Ríos Vivos and community activists on the ground, visit Ríos Vivos Colombia. A convergence of forces this month around Colombia’s largest hydroelectric...
From March 17th to 22nd, thousands of activists from over 30 countries gathered in Brasilia for the Alternative World Water Forum (FAMA). The event brought together an impressive array of...
Honduran lawyer Carlos Hernandez was dedicated to protecting a community that was peacefully resisting a hydropower project on its local river. Now he's dead.

In The Media

The Mekong at Pak Lay International Rivers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 15 June 2018 The Mekong River Commission (MRC) announced yesterday that Laos has formally notified the Commission of its i...
Today, a coalition of organizations launch a campaign to establish rights of nature in Serbia. The goal is to permanently protect sensitive Balkan ecosystems, including from threats of...
The Tapanuli orangutan was just discovered. Now a dam built by a Chinese state-run company might wipe this species off the face of the earth.
National and international groups are condemning the Brazilian government and dam builders for acts of intimidation against indigenous groups in the Amazon.