The first International Day of Action for Rivers took place 15 years ago today. To celebrate and take action for free-flowing rivers, activists will spend the day advocating for clean water, restoration projects, healthy watersheds, and the sustainable management of rivers.
Follow the links below to learn more or join river activists around the world.
International Rivers: International Day of Action for Rivers
International Rivers: 2012 Actions by Region
American Rivers: Celebrate the International Day of Action for Rivers
Facebook: International Day of Action for Rivers
¡SIN REPRESAS! Patagonia Without Dams
--Lauren Pope / video from "The Year of the River" series by filmmaker Andy Maser in collaboration with American Rivers, American Whitewater, and Hydropower Reform Coalition