2018 Impact Statement


In 2018 we supported an increasingly interconnected and resilient movement to protect rivers. 
Read about out our progress toward our strategic goals in 2018

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Our Vision for Our Water Future

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Read our 2018-22 strategic plan, "Our Rivers, Our Water Future," to learn more about the new directions our work is taking. Help us fight for freshwater!

Latest News

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 Convention on Biodiversity (CBD), a multilateral...
A woman waters her riverbank garden on the Mekong River. Pai Deetes, International Rivers International Rivers is honored to announce the first convening of women water leaders at the...
Field trip to Brazil's Rio Tocantins, June 2018 Brent Millikan, International Rivers We know that to succeed we need a resilient, interconnected movement working together for the shared...
Freshwater biodiversity has been called the "ultimate conservation challenge" due to its complex interweaving of upstream and downstream river ecosystems and communities1. While freshwater...

In The Media

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...
The Congo River International Rivers On October 16, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government announced a 14 billion USD joint and exclusive development agreement with a...
The contentious Xayaburi Dam on the Mekong. Laos should give greater consideration of how hydropower affects communities living in and around dam sites and reservoirs. File photo Bangkok...