Kate Horner

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International Rivers
Job title:
Former Executive Director
Personal bio:
Kate Horner is a longtime environmental campaigner who combines strategic thinking with effective organizational management and fundraising. Prior to joining International Rivers, Ms Horner was Director of Forest Campaigns for the Washington DC-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) where she built a dynamic, cohesive, and truly global team while leading strategic campaigns to save the world’s forests. She is passionate about water, energy and human rights issues, and brings enthusiasm and a fresh perspective to the organization.
Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 12:29
Freshwater biodiversity has been called the "ultimate conservation challenge" due to its complex interweaving of upstream and downstream river ecosystems and communities1.
Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 11:24
Today, all over the world, people are gathering to protect and celebrate rivers. Yes, the road ahead may be long, but our time is now. The rivers can’t wait.
Date: Monday, November 27, 2017 - 18:33
Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 08:50
Hurricane Harvey was just the latest in a series of extreme rain events that have been intensified by climate change. 20th century solutions to flood control are only putting us in more danger; it's time to rethink how we manage water...and it's time to restore our rivers.
Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 10:50
The Bolivian government has revived plans for two deeply troubling dams in Amazonia -- and it's now lashing out at prominent river defenders critical of the projects.
Date: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 20:59
Living rivers -- that is, healthy and free-flowing rivers -- are the key to a sustainable future in this era of climate change.
Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 09:44
A year ago this week, men broke into the home of Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres and shot her to death for her opposition to Agua Zarca Dam. A year later, has the hydropower industry changed its ways?
Date: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 10:48
Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 18:07
Just three years ago, things were looking bleak for river communities. But after a string of unprecedented victories this year, we have an opportunity to protect the world’s critical freshwater ecosystems for future generations.
Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:17
Earlier this year, researchers discovered a new species of monkey, the white-cheeked macaque, in southern Tibet along the Nu River.
Date: Monday, November 21, 2016 - 14:34
In the United States, we give gratitude for abundance every November. But while Thanksgiving may be an American holiday, it’s not a uniquely American notion: All over the world, agricultural peoples have always given regular thanks for the bounty that sustains them, recognizing that their wellbeing depends on the health of the natural world.
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 10:11
The US president-elect's campaign echoed terrifying forces of fear and hatred on the rise throughout the world. The stakes have never been greater, nor has our resolve been so steadfast and resolute.
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 00:24
The US election has thrown the future of the Paris climate agreement into doubt. Now it's time to redouble our efforts to protect our climate while preparing for a warming world.
Date: Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 00:00
Date: Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 11:44