Alternative World Water Forum

List of waterways land users must obtain permits to pollute to be scaled back, which could also allow pollution in drinking water. The Trump administration is planning to strip Obama-era pollution protections from thousands of US streams and millions of acres of wetlands, in a move environmentalists warn will harm   Read More ...

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In the year 2014, with the Enrique Peña Nieto Government announcement of the New Mexico City International Airport (NAICM) construction project reactivation in the Texcoco Lake, those of us who integrate the “Original inhabitants and NGOs eastern State of Mexico coordination in defense of land, water and culture” (Coordinadora de   Read More ...

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Jammu Kashmir Awami Workers Party organized a demonstration at national press club Islamabad against the state created ecological crises facing the citizens of Muzaffarabad, the capital city of Azad Kashmir. The main crisis is the catastrophic reduction of water in the Neelam River flowing inside the Muzfarabad city. The Neelam   Read More ...

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Mr. Evo Morales Ayma President Plurinational State of Bolivia STOP FRACKING IN BOLIVIA: A GOVERNMENT THAT CLAIMS TO BE A TRUE PEOPLE’S GOVERNMENT SHOULD NOT COMMIT CRIMES AGAINST NATURE, ITS INHABITANTS AND TERRITORIES AND AGAINST THE VERY SOURCE OF LIFE, WATER A few weeks ago, your government announced with surprising   Read More ...

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Minister Licenciado Tarcisio Granizo Ministry of Environment Ecuador Secretary Humberto Cholango National Secretariat of Water, Ecuador 3rd of July 2018 Dear Minister, dear Secretary, With this letter, we would like express our concern about the problematic of a gold mining concession in your country, the concession to the firm Minera   Read More ...

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London, Prague, Radolfzell, Vienna  – Representatives from the Save the Blue Heart of Europe campaign to save Europe’s last remaining wild rivers handed in a petition endorsed globally by more than 120,000 people, calling on international development banks to rein in financial support for hydropower projects in the Balkans. Delivered to   Read More ...

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Hydropower projects described as run of river evoke images of unimpeded rivers delivering clean power without the environmental and social costs of traditional dams. And influential institutions like the World Bank tout the share of run of river projects in their hydro portfolios, suggesting such projects have few adverse impacts.   Read More ...

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Srikanth Ramakrishnan’s piece, Bandhs Will Not Help Solve Mandovi River Dispute, Large-Scale Engineering Will, highlights a grave issue that is steadily coming to grip the Indian society and consciousness – freshwater conflicts. The conflict over the Mahadayi river (known as Mandovi in Goa) between Karnataka and Goa is classic. The river, a   Read More ...

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