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Sichuan provincial government tears down illegal hydropower plant that threatened UNESCO site

 Dujiangyan community members celebrating the demolition of the Shengxing power station. 
The banner reads “We will protect you forever,...
International Rivers' advocacy training in DRC aimed at strengthening the movement of civil society partners and community groups to effectively advocate for the protection of rivers,...
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...
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...

In The Media

Today, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee took the decision to officially inscribe Lake Turkana as a World Heritage site “in danger” because of severe impacts caused by the Gibe 3 Dam, cons...
In January, the World Bank announced in a statement that the Nam Theun 2 Environmental and Social and Project (ESP) had closed on 31 December 2017. The ESP, a component of the USD 1.3...
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...
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...