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A selection of international RiverNews


04.08.16 : Brazilian government cancels mega-dam on the Amazon's Tapajós River
Source: (International Rivers and AmazonWatch).
Brazil?s Federal Environmental Agency (IBAMA) announced the cancelation
of licensing for the polemic São Luiz do Tapajós mega-dam, the largest
hydroelectric project planned for the Amazon. More


24.07.16
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World Bank Suspends Support for Inga 3 Dam in the Congo (IR)
Source IR : On July 25, the World Bank suspended its support for the giant Inga 3 Dam in the Democratic Republic of Congo. What the World Bank once hailed as a ?transformational project? for the region has become the latest cautionary tale of the enormous pitfalls of mega-dams. More

10.07.16 : Successfull regionanl Big Jump Day in Europe. (Sourece ERN)
Over 160 events has been organised to protest for clean rivers.

14.03.16 : To day: March 14'th : International Day of action for Rivers
03.03.16 : Berta Càceres (Goldman Prize Winner) mudered


Berta Càceres - © International Rivers

- read the letter to the president of Hondouras sent by the Goldman Foundation and cosigned by 50 international NGOs.
- Participate in the online action : Tell Dam Builders to Pull Out of Agua Zarca Dam en Honduras

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