For immediate release: September 8, 2021 Contacts: 1. Monti Aguirre, International Rivers (707-591-1220; firstname.lastname@example.org) 2. Grant Wilson, Earth Law Center (510-566-1063; email@example.com) Marseille, France—Today, advocates from across the globe gathered at the IUCN World Conservation Congress (both in person and remotely) to highlight the precipitous growth of the movement to recognize the rights of rivers and…Read More
Protecting rivers and defending the rights of the communities that depend on them
The River Resource Hub
The River Resource Hub was built in response to an essential need identified by staff, researchers, partners, and river defenders around the world who depend on our website and materials for research.
To that end, we’ve created a comprehensive repository of reports, articles, factsheets, infographics, maps, and other media created in International Rivers’ thirty-six-year history, and for future material. This hub is designed for both a quick search from your mobile device while you’re in the field, or a deep dive into an issue to supplement your research.
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.
***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Manila, Philippines –Civil society groups across South, Southeast and Central Asia are raising the alarm as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) gears up to announce a new Energy Policy that — unless recalibrated — will fail to reflect the realities of climate science and local peoples’ burning concerns. On September 6th, the…Read More