2018 Impact Statement


In 2018 we supported an increasingly interconnected and resilient movement to protect rivers. 
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Latest News

Last week, I had the privilege to attend the Mesopotamia Water Forum at the University of Sulaimani in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Organized by the Save the Tigris campaign, the forum was the first of its kind, bringing together...
In response to the brutal assassination of Dilma Ferreira Silva, a leader of Brazil’s Movement of Dam-Affected Peoples (MAB) in the area impacted by the notorious Tucuruí hydroelectric...
A red moon rose above a tranquil river in Arangali village in Kerala. People had begun trickling in to the sand banks for an event called “The Song, the River and the Full Moon.” These sand...
Bank of China - financed Batang Toru dam threatens the Tapanuli Orangutan’s shrinking forest home In 2020, China will host the biannual meeting of the Assembly of the Parties to the...

In The Media

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, International Rivers releases a new factsheet, Tragic Trade-Offs: The MRC Council Study and the Impacts of Hydropower Development on the Mekong. The...
Women harvest kai on the Mekong. Pai Deetes | International Rivers This article originally appeared in Asia Times. Usually at this time of year during the dry season in northern Thailand,...
Fishery in the Mekong River could be affected by the navigation project This article originally appeared in The Nation. Mekong’s future remains uncertain as Thailand lights fuse on...
International Rivers. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oakland, CA: International Rivers is pleased to announce a new partnership with the UK-based Arcadia Fund – a charitable fund of Lisbet...