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Former Climate and Communications Intern
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 13:59
Last month, International Rivers co-organized a workshop on environmental flows in Dehradun, India along with The Himmotthan Society to address the many issues surrounding key questions of river health and management in India: "How do we view our rivers? Are they mere conduits to be exploited to meet different needs? Or do we value them for their ecosystem services and revere them for their spiritual significance?"
Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 16:13
In a significant move for communities across Northeast India fighting the construction of harmful dams, on June 10th, 2012 the government of Sikkim announced plans to scrap the construction of four hydroelectric power projects on the Teesta River.