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Water is Life, Rivers are Home

Earlier this year, researchers discovered a new species of monkey, the white-cheeked macaque, in southern Tibet along the Nu River....
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Nu River Conservation Studies: Biodiversity, Management, and Hydropower Development

The Nu/Salween River originates in the Tibetan plateau and flows south through Thailand and Burma before emptying into the Andaman...
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China May Shelve Plans to Build Dams on Its Last Wild River | National Geographic

This article originally appeared in National Geographic.   Springing from Tibetan glaciers and flowing to the Andaman Sea, China’s Nu...
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"Our Father River": Update from China's Nu River

Little girl from Nu minority at a Tibetan river ritual. Stephanie Jensen-Cormier Though the Nu River, the last free-flowing river...
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The Nu: Last of the Great Rivers

The Nu River. Alice Hughes The Nu River, known downstream as the Salween, represents the last of Southeast Asia’s great...
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China’s Grand Canyon: No More Small Hydropower Plants for Country’s Last Wild River | South China Morning Post

The Nu River at Bingzhongluo in Yunnan province. It is the last undammed major river in Southeast Asia. AFP This...
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Will China Dam Its Last Free-Flowing River? | Marketplace

China’s last free-flowing river, the Nu, runs along its border with Burma. For years, government officials have planned to build...
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New Hope for China’s Last Free-Flowing River

The Nu River in Ocrtober 2015 Li Xiao Long According to several Chinese news sources, the government of Yunnan Province...
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The Nu River: China’s Biodiversity Epicenter

The Nu River, October 2015 Li Xiao Long What comes to mind when you think of the words “China” and...
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No Longer Forgotten – Asia's Nu-Salween-Thanlwin River

The Salween River, near Hat Gyi Dam site in Karen state Photo by International Rivers For many years, the transboundary...