Freshwater

The freshwater opportunity: preserving the waters which connect us

What do rivers mean to you? For Hugo Costa, deep in the Amazon, the seasons of the Juruá River can define the food you eat, the journeys you travel, and the people you meet. For Yolarnie Amepou, looking over a vast river delta in Papua New Guinea, ten different cultures have been shaped by [...]

By |2024-04-17T10:59:43+00:00June 12th, 2023|Conservation Optimism, Freshwater, Hydropower, Rivers|Comments Off on The freshwater opportunity: preserving the waters which connect us

Inland waters: it is time to prioritise the waters of life

In the United Nations biodiversity agreement, freshwater ecosystems were finally included as ‘inland waters’ in the commitment to safeguard and restore at least 30 per cent of the world’s lands, inland waters, coastal areas and oceans by 2030. So, what is the freshwater biodiversity crisis, and why should we be concerned for people and [...]

By |2024-04-12T14:51:57+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Conservation Optimism, Freshwater, Hydropower, Rivers|Comments Off on Inland waters: it is time to prioritise the waters of life