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Rights Of Rivers Global map

Learn more about the growing, global Rights of Rivers movement. This map highlights cases, different approaches, and river defenders and…
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Press Release | Riverscope: A New Geospatial Tool To Assess the True Costs and Financial Risks of Hydropower

For immediate release OXFORD, UK and OAKLAND, US, August 25, 2021—A new geospatial assessment tool for hydropower, Riverscope, launched today….
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Free-flowing rivers work like arteries, providing the world’s ecosystems with critical freshwater resources that sustain a higher biodiversity per square mile than almost any other ecosystem. Rivers are crucial to the food security, livelihoods, and cultural traditions of millions, especially indigenous and traditional peoples around the world. Yet freshwater ecosystems are being fragmented, diverted and polluted.

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Only one-third of the world’s rivers remain free-flowing, and less than 10% of the world’s river basins are protected.

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