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A Fundação Renova é a entidade responsável pela mobilização para a reparação dos danos causados pelo rompimento da barragem de Fundão, em Mariana (MG). Trata-se de uma organização sem fins lucrativos, resultado de um compromisso jurídico chamado Termo de Transação e Ajustamento de Conduta (TTAC). Ele define o escopo da atuação da Fundação Renova,...

Mahia Peninsula is an Isthmus island on the East Coast of the North Island between Gisborne and Napier. In July 2010 the local community of Whangawehi raised the issue of the potential effects of the Mahia Beach Community Waste Water System and other land uses on the water quality of the Whangawehi stream, the estuary and the mahinga kai beds outside the river mouth.

Producing premium food and wine from South Australia’s Mount Lofty Ranges is a state priority – and it needs water. The State Government is committed to this priority and is also striving to get the balance right to make sure that while productivity is optimised, the region’s environmental health is also preserved.

"Hi. My name is Hilary Kuhn and I live in Cape York in Tropical Australia. I am currently editing a book I have written on the Mitchell River that transects Cape York between the Coral Sea and the Gulf of Carpentaria. The story of the Mitchell River is a big story and includes its hydrology, ecology, Aboriginal legacy, catchment management with projections for the future."

Addressing natural resource management issues in the Snowy River Catchment, the Snowy River Interstate Landcare Committee (SRILC) represents nine rural landcare groups across two states – NSW and Victoria, in the south-east of Australia. The region stretches from the Monaro in southern NSW to the northern reaches of Far East Gippsland in Victoria.

El Consejo de Cuenca Nazas-Aguanaval, es una instancia de coordinación y concertación entre las dependencias y entidades, Federales, Estatales y Municipales y los representantes de los Usuarios del Agua, con el objeto de formular y ejecutar programas y acciones para la mejor administración de las aguas, el desarrollo de la infraestructura hidraulica y de los respectivos servicios, así como la preservación de los recursos de la cuenca.

"Nous faisons partie de la nature et elle fait partie de nous. Aller à sa rencontre lors d'une balade, apprendre à mieux la connaître, s'impliquer dans sa protection, autant de petites ou grandes choses qui nous ressourcent, nous rendent le sourire et servent utilement le présent et l'avenir. Bienvenue chez Natagora !"

"Bienvenue sur le site du CR Lesse ! Le Contrat de rivière regroupe tous les usagers de l'eau dans le but de maintenir ou de restaurer un bon état écologique de l'eau, par une gestion concertée, chacun dans le cadre de ses responsabilités."

"Contribuir a la conservación de la biodiversidad de la isla La Española y los servicios ambientales que se deriven de ella, con la participación de las comunidades locales y apoyándose en la ciencia."

Milwaukee Riverkeeper is a science-based advocacy organization working for swimmable, fishable rivers throughout the Milwaukee River Basin.

The Ohio River is consistently one of the most polluted rivers in the nation. Communities along the Ohio River are investing hundreds of millions of dollars to restore its waterfront and attract people back downtown. In order to guarantee the public’s right to use and enjoy the Ohio River, pollution levels must be reduced and eliminated.

Since 2012, scientists are enlisted on this dam dismantling project on the Sélune river. They are specialized in various domains such as geology, hydrology, chemistry, biology or human and social sciences. So far, they focused on understanding the river characteristics under the dams’ influence. From 2020, research work will focus on understanding how the river works without the dams. Comparing these two phases,

Despite the impression of a largely rural landscape, this region of Georgia is experiencing increased development pressure from population growth, water withdrawals, and wastewater discharges, as well as from climactic changes leading to sea level rise. These pressures are causing dramatic changes in water quality and quantity and threaten serious ecological decline and shifting wildlife and fisheries populations...

L'agence de l'eau Seine-Normandie comprend environ 431 personnes dont l'ambition partagée est de contribuer à une meilleure gestion de l'eau et à une préservation des milieux aquatiques.L’agence est structurée en métiers, déployés sur l’ensemble du bassin, pour conserver une cohérence dans les actions menées et les méthodes utilisées tout en coordonnant l’activité sur l’ensemble du territoire.

Indicators on water-related-risks : Baseline Water Stress - Flood Occurrence - Groundwater stress -Upstream Protected Land - Seasonal Variability - Interannual Variability - Upstream Storage (Map developed by www.riversnetwork.org -Source of data : Aqueduct Global Maps 2.1 Data)

The Sava River is the second largest tributary to the Danube River and is of biological significance due to its outstanding biological and landscape diversity. It hosts the largest complex of alluvial floodplain wetlands in the Danube basin and the largest lowland forests. The Sava is a unique example of a river where the floodplains are still intact, supporting both flood alleviation and biodiversity.
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