External report

Diamer-Bhasha Dam in Pakistan: Report from a Field Trip

Sunday, October 5, 2008
This report was prepared by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, for International Rivers.  Executive Summary Background The planned 4,500MW Diamer-Bhasha Dam on the Indus in Pakistan is, at US$ 12.6 billion, one of the largest and most costly planned dams in the world. In August 2008, a fact-finding team visited the proposed site of the dam for one week to collect information and to document the public perception of the project. The team was composed of four Pakistani water experts: Mustafa Talpur, Iftikhar Hussain, Mohsin Babbar and Aimal Khan. The Pakistani W

Recomendação sobre o Plano Decenal de Expansão de Energia

Monday, March 9, 2009
Veja as recomendações do Ministério Público Federal sobre o Plano Decenal de Expansão de Energia.

Assessing Environmental Flow Requirements for the Zambezi Delta

Sunday, October 1, 2006
This report outlines a restoration effort based on making Mozambique's Cahora Bassa Dam's water release patterns more closely mimic natural flows. The study states: "At present the management of [upstream dams] remains focused on maximizing hydropower production relative to other potential Zambezi River use." The researchers found that a small (less than 3%) reduction in hydropower production at Cahora Bassa would enable prescribed flood releases that could result in very significant improvements in ecosystem-based livelihoods of downstream residents. Download the full r

Lahu bulletin exposes China’s expanding influence in Golden Triangle

Thursday, April 9, 2009
China’s growing interests in Burma’s eastern Shan State, from rubber plantations to wildlife trading, is bringing rapid destructive changes to local communities according to Undercurrents – Monitoring Development Along Burma’s Mekong, released by indigenous researchers today. Demand for rubber in China is spurring a scramble to plant trees by the Burma Army, ceasefire groups, and militias. Under the banner of opium eradication, the Yunnan Hongyu Group from China is also establishing rubber plantations by employing forced labor after entire villages were forcibly relocated. However the

Energia Nova: Ação e Política

Monday, April 6, 2009
Veja "Energia Nova: Ação e Política", o novo boletim de grupos da sociedade civil brasileira no monitoramento das políticas energéticas no Brasil.

Resolutions and Recommendations of the Latin American Water Tribunal

Friday, September 12, 2008
Resolutions and Recommendations of the Latin American Water Tribunal on the case presented by the Association for Conservation and Development against the Government of Panama, the National Environmental Authority, and companies Hidroecológica del Teribe S.A. and AES Changuinola S.A. on the impacts of dam construction on the Changuinola-Teribe Basin. Download document

Carteira IIRSA 2008

Monday, December 1, 2008
Lea un resumo sobre los proyectos de la IIRSA

Case: Hydroelectric Power Dams Construction on Bonyic-Teribe and Changuinola Rivers, Palo Seco Forest. Bocas del Toro, Panama

Friday, September 12, 2008
Case: Hydroelectric Power Dams Construction on Bonyic-Teribe and Changuinola Rivers, Palo Seco   Forest. Bocas del Toro, Panama. Resolutions and Recommendations of the Latin America Water Tribunal. Download (867.65)


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