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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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Factsheet | The Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy Dam Disaster: Situation Update Two Years On

Two years after the tragic collapse of the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy hydropower project in Laos, construction is complete and the...
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Online Event | Two Years After Lao Dam Collapse: Call for Justice Persists

ONLINE EVENT | Two Years After the Lao Dam Collapse: The Call for Justice Persists Event: Online webinar and panel discussion Date: Thursday 30 July,...
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Press Release | Two Years After Lao Dam Collapse, Call for Justice Persists

Temporary camp for communities displaced by the dam collapse, Nov 2019 Photo credit: Mekong Watch FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bangkok, July...
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PRESS RELEASE | South Africa and DRC plan to press ahead with Inga 3 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Democratic Republic of Congo has just concluded a week-long conference on the beleaguered Grand Inga Dam...
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Covid-19 Impacts in the Democratic Republic of Congo | Crisis to Opportunities Series

The global Covid-19 crisis has shed a light on the deep-seated inequities in the way our rivers and the people...
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A tribute to Ajaan Kraisak Choonhavan, a champion for the Mekong and Salween Rivers

Senator Kraisak playing music (2015) International Rivers Last week we lost a champion for the Mekong and Salween Rivers, Kraisak...
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Large Dams and Big Flu

The White Bellied Heron is a critically endangered IUCN red-listed species with only 200 left in the world. Two dam...
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PR | Policy Brief: Eight Organisations alert the OECD on serious weaknesses in Brazil’s Responsible Business Conduct policies

2019 dam disaster at Brumadinho, in Brazil. Photo : Guilherme Venaglia In 2020 the OECD Working Party on Responsible Business...
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PR | Expert report: Proposed gold mine in Brazilian Amazon presents unacceptable risk

  Hydrogeologist recommends that Canadian company Belo Sun’s license be revoked. (Altamira, Brazil, June 17, 2020) An expert study released...