2015 WRR

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

World Rivers Review is the foremost international publication devoted to river issues and appropriate freshwater management. Read the latest news on the worldwide movement to stop destructive dams, better alternatives to meeting water and energy needs, advances in river restoration, and profiles of key individuals and groups in the worldwide people's movement to defend rivers and the communities who depend on them.

WRR has been published since 1985; our online archive goes back to October 1998 (with a few issues from earlier years).  

Download the April 2015 issue or view it below. 

Note: This is the final print issue of World Rivers Review.

What's Inside

What Future for the World's Rivers?: As we enter our fourth decade, International Rivers remains committed to our mission of protecting rivers and human rights.

Commentary – A Fond Farewell From Lori Pottinger: River reflections and hopes from our longtime WRR editor.

Farewell to Lori Pottinger: Peter remembers Lori's contributions to International Rivers.

World Rivers Review is Moving On, Too: Communication methods are evolving, and so are we.

Indigenous Activists Face Danger Defending Rivers and Rights: Communities from the Amazon to the Congo, from Mesoamerica to Southeast Asia, continue to organize in defense of their rights.

The Challenges of Climate Change: Big dams are affecting our rivers when we need them most.

History of Rivers and Dams Through World Rivers Review: Remembering our shared history as seen through 30 years of WRR.

My Journey to Understanding River Health: Former Executive Director Jason Rainey shares his refelctions on the Yuba River and what healthy rivers mean. 

It's All About the Rivers: A conversation with International Rivers' Asia Teams asking the hard questions including, "What do you hope your legacy will be?"

China Blocks Destructive Yangtze Dam: China blocks construction of a dam that would have flooded the last free-flowing section of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. 

World Rivers Review: April 2015