Posts Tagged 'River infrastructure'

The Southern Rhone network: a novel regional approach to drive dynamic projects

on jan 07, 2013 in Edito , Initiatives by Aswathi Chandramohan | No Comments »
The Southern Rhone network: a novel regional approach to drive dynamic projects

The education association « CPIE Rhone » (Permanent Centre for Environmental Initiative) from the Arles area benefits from the CPIE accreditation. It has been working for several years to raise awareness and enhance the image of the Rhone River. It now leads and manages a network of stakeholders involved in the field: the southern Rhone [...]

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on avr 25, 2012 in Edito by admin |

Newsflash: Interview with Anne Clémens, Director-General of the Rhone River Basin Research Observatory The first international conference on Integrative sciences and sustainable development of rivers will take place in Lyon, from 26 to 28 June 2012. It will allow scientists, regional authorities and other stakeholders to gain an insight into the complexity and diversity of [...]

The forest is our livelihood and the river our market

on avr 15, 2012 in Initiatives by Emmanuelle Robert | No Comments »

The courts on 28 September 2011 once again ruled in favour of opponents to the construction of the giant Belo Monte hydroelectric plant on the Xingu River, in the state of Pará (northern Brazil). Critics of the 30-year old project have waged a fierce legal battle since August 2010, when then-president Luiz Inaçio “Lula” da [...]

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on mar 30, 2012 in Initiatives by Emmanuelle Robert |

Resting on the banks of the Mekong River in Champasak province,  southern Laos, the Vat Phou natural heritage site embraces a vast cultural landscape dating from the period between the 6th and 13th centuries CE. Within it, a network of temples, sanctuaries and waterworks stretches along the axis linking Phu Kao Mountain to the river’s [...]