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Freshwater biodiversity has been called the "ultimate conservation challenge" due to its complex interweaving of upstream and downstream river ecosystems and communities1. While freshwater conservation receives less philanthropic...
China’s River Chiefs - An “Ingenious” Approach to Water Governance in China? China has long struggled to develop an effective system of governance for its increasingly stretched water...
World Water Week is an annual conference convened in Sweden by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). Over nearly three decades, World Water Week has become a key event to...
Sichuan provincial government tears down illegal hydropower plant that threatened UNESCO site

 Dujiangyan community members celebrating the demolition of the Shengxing power station. 
The...

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 Rausi...
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...
Today, a coalition of organizations submitted an amicus brief to the Constitutional Court of Colombia calling for recognition of the rights of the Anchicayá River, which flows through the...