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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 14: Life Below Water

Organizations relating to Rivers and Lakes

International Lake Environment Committee Foundation / Kusatsu, Japan / Est. 1986
Latin American Network for Rivers, River Communities and Water / Est. 2002
Agence de l\'eau Rhin-Meuse / Moulin-les-Metz, France / Est. 1964
World Glacier Monitoring Service / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1967
International Conference on the Conservation and Management of Lakes / Beijing, China
Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses / Est. 1997
International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1998
European Pond Conservation Network / Oxford, UK / Est. 2004
North American Benthological Society / Lawrence KS, USA / Est. 1953
International Association of Meiobenthologists / Moscow, Russia
International Scientific Forum \'Danube - River of Cooperation\' / Belgrade, Serbia / Est. 1989
International Commissions for the Protection of the Moselle and Saar / Konz-Saarburg, Germany / Est. 1961
International Commission for the Protection of Lake Constance / Ittingen, Switzerland / Est. 1960
Intergovernmental Committee of the River Plate Basin Countries / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1969
Convention Regulating the Withdrawal of Water from Lake Constance / Est. 1966
Internationale Regierungskommission Alpenrhein / Sils im Domleschg, Switzerland / Est. 1995
Land O\'Lakes International Development / Shoreview MN, USA / Est. 1981
Scheldeverdrag, 2002 / Est. 2002
European Centre for River Restoration / Est. 1995
International Sava River Basin Commission / Zagreb, Croatia / Est. 2002
International Commission for the Protection of the Water Lake Geneva / Nyon, Switzerland / Est. 1962
Financial Fund for the Development of the River Plate Basin / Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia / Est. 1974
International Society for River Science / Lawrence KS, USA / Est. 2009
Global Rivers Environmental Education Network / Denver CO, USA / Est. 1984
Global Runoff Data Centre / Koblenz, Germany / Est. 1988

View all profiles (79 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Rivers and Lakes

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Uncoordinated international river basin development
Conflicting claims to shared inland water resources
Hazardous glaciers
Threatened littoral habitats of freshwater lakes
Threatened limentic habitats of lakes and reservoirs
Threatened habitats of wastewater treatment areas
Water flow obstructions in watercourses
Ice jams
Riverine floods
Pollution of inland waters
Threatened estuarine habitats
Threatened glacial habitats
Silting of water systems
Threatened lake habitats
Vulnerability of lakes and rivers
Eutrophication
River pollution
Threatened seasonal inland saline lake habitats
Desiccation of rivers
Loss of river silt
Pond pollution
Reduction of glacier size
Threatened permanent freshwater lake habitats
Salvinia auriculata
Abnormal blood fats

Action Strategies relating to Rivers and Lakes

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Integrating wetlands biodiversity conservation into river basin management
Coordinating international river basin development
Protecting lakes and rivers
Restoring lakes
Opposing development of rivers
Improving waterways
Reducing pollution of inland waters
Negotiating conflicting claims over shared inland water resources
Improving land use practices to prevent silting of lakes
Claiming inland water resources
Providing interface with river transport
Reducing river pollution
Managing degraded river basins
Increasing cooperation of riparian countries for assessing transboundary water resources
Protecting freshwater fish species
Protecting freshwater wildlife from pollution
Conserving pond biodiversity
Farming commercial fish ponds
Preventing pond pollution
Controlling water quality for inland fisheries
Monitoring lake pollution
Controlling river blindness
Exploring pond uses
Monitoring river pollution
Desiccating lakes

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