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Activists Protest Greenwashing of Dams at World Water Forum

Call for Compliance with the World’s Highest Standards Inflatable dam at the stairs of St-Charles trainstation, Marseille Marseille – Activists created a living river and inflated a large dam in central Marseille today against the corporate greenwashing of dams at this week’s 6th World Water Forum in Marseille, France. The  colourful  manifestation  of  over  50  […]

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Nan Theun II hydropower project, Laos

The USD 1,3 billion Nam Theun 2 (NT2) hydropower project in central Laos displaced 6,200 indigenous peoples on the Nakai Plateau.  More than 110,000 people downstream, who depend on the Xe Bang Fai and Nam Theun rivers for their livelihoods, have been directly affected by the project, due to destruction of fisheries, flooding of riverbank […]

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International NGOs Launch Campaign to Stop Man-Made Disaster in Ethiopia

Campagna per la Riforma della Banca Mondiale * Counterbalance * Friends of Lake Turkana * International Rivers Joint press release International NGOs are calling for the halt of the destructive Gibe 3 Dam on Ethiopia’s Omo River. The dam threatens the land and livelihoods of 500,000 tribal people in Southern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya. By […]

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