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  1. Global River Activists Unite

    25 Mar 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report OAKLAND CA International Rivers This March 14, International Day of Action for Rivers, thousands of river stewards, defenders, and allies took action both in person and online. Despite the health and safety challen ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:16

  2. Large Hydro Corps Fail To Meet Basic Social, Environmental Standards

    16 Dec 2019- 11:48 by Local Press Report OAKLAND CA International Rivers A new report by International Rivers finds the world’s largest hydropower corporations fail to meet basic social and environmental standards in preparing and constructing new dams. ‘ ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:41

  3. Climate Bonds Initiative Urged To Scrap Hydro Certification Scheme

    11 Dec 2019- 07:52 by Local Press Report MADRID MongaBay As world leaders, industry groups, and campaigners converge on Madrid for the climate change COP, the proponents of hydropower are out in full force, keen to profit from and perpetuate the myth of h ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:44

  4. Brazilian Indigenous Group Occupies Amazon Dam

    20 Jul 2017- 10:07 by Local Press Report PARANAITA Center for World Indigenous Studies At dawn on Sunday, July 16th, 200 representatives of the indigenous Munduruku nation occupied the main work camp of the São Manoel hydroelectric dam on the Teles Pires ...

    Local Press Report - 07/20/2017 - 10:07

  5. IFC to Finance Cameroon’s Largest Hydroelectric Dam

    14 Jul 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will finance the largest hydropower dam in Cameroon, the 420-megawatt Natchtigal Dam, which will be built some 65 kilometers from the capital, Yaou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2016 - 10:16

  6. United Nations Human Rights Council to Discuss Don Sahong Dam

    15 Jun 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia During its 32nd session this week, the United Nations Human Rights Council will discuss concerns from people in the region about Laos’s Don Sahong Dam project. The Special Procedures of th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2016 - 10:22

  7. Chileans Mobilize Against Alto Maipo Hydropower Project

    30 Oct 2015- 09:06 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO International Rivers A proposed diversion of the Maipo River to create the Alto Maipo hydroelectric complex would deprive the river of its ecological flow for 70 kilometers as its waters are channeled unde ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2015 - 09:06

  8. Cambodian Government Pressured to Prevent Laos Dam Construction

    14 Sep 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Cambodian legislators will urge the government to take steps to prevent neighboring Laos from proceeding with its controversial Don Sahong Dam, located on the Mekong River near the border ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2015 - 17:56

  9. Australian Firm Criticized Over Myanmar Dam

    28 Jul 2015- 09:42 by Local Press Report YANGON Daily Telegraph Australia's Snowy Mountains Engineering Corp (SMEC) is facing mounting criticism over its role in a 7000 megawatt hydropower project in Myanmar. SMEC is undertaking environmental and soc ...

    Local Press Report - 07/28/2015 - 09:42

  10. Opponents of Laotian Dam Ask Malaysian Human Rights Group to Intervene

    21 Oct 2014- 11:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia A coalition of Cambodian, Thai, and US NGOs this week asked the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) to intervene and look into the social and environmental impacts of Laos' ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2014 - 11:21

  11. Laos Says It Will Consider Modifications to Don Sahong Dam Project

    30 Jun 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand The Laotian government agreed last week to consider project modifications from its downstream neighbors for its $720 million USD, 260-megawatt Don Sahong hydropower dam on the Mekong River. L ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2014 - 10:05

  12. Laos Has Started Construction of Don Sahong Dam: International Rivers

    20 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Work is already under way at the site of Laos’ controversial Don Sahong Dam, on the Mekong River near the border with Cambodia, according to environmental NGO International Rivers. The org ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/20/2014 - 10:32

  13. Mekong River Commission Adopts New Declaration

    7 Apr 2014- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam The Mekong River Commission (MRC)-- made up of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam-- adopted a new declaration at its second summit, which concluded in Ho Chi Minh City this weekend. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2014 - 12:31

  14. NGOs Issue Joint Declaration Against Laos’s Xayaburi Dam

    1 Apr 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand A group of 39 non-governmental and civil society organizations this week issued a joint declaration opposing Laos’s continued construction of the controversial Xayaburi Dam on the main stem of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2014 - 10:04

  15. Laos's Plans to Mitigate Dam’s Impacts Are “Sloppy:” WWF

    5 Mar 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Laos’s plan to construct another dam on the Mekong River does not include measures to reduce impacts on those living downstream, according to international environmental watchdog WWF. WWF r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/05/2014 - 10:27

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