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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 14: Life Below Water

Organizations relating to Rivers and Lakes

Instituto para la Interconexión Fluvial Suramericana
African Hydrological Cycle Observation System
River Basin Information System
Rivers Watch East and Southeast Asia / Est. 2000
International Lake Environment Committee Foundation / Kusatsu, Japan / Est. 1986
Latin American Network for Rivers, River Communities and Water / Est. 2002
European River Ocean System / Est. 1988
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
Mission d'aménagement du fleuve Sénégal / Est. 1934
Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses / Est. 1997
Programme for the Environmentally Sound Management of Inland Water / Est. 1986
International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1998
European Pond Conservation Network / Oxford, UK / Est. 2004
Environmental Programme for the Danube River Basin / Est. 1991
Onchocerciasis Fund / Est. 1979
East African Communities' Organization for Management of Lake Victoria / Est. 1998
Danube Hydrological Cycle Observing System
North American Benthological Society / Lawrence KS, USA / Est. 1953
Movimento Ecológico e Pacifista Pro Rios e Mares, Rio de Janeiro
International Association of Meiobenthologists / Moscow, Russia
Danube Programme Coordination Unit
LakeNet / Est. 1978
International Scientific Forum 'Danube - River of Cooperation' / Belgrade, Serbia / Est. 1989

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World Problems relating to Rivers and Lakes

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened species of Prinia fluviatilis
Threatened species of Pleurobema collina
Threatened species of Carettochelys insculpta
Threatened species of Euastacus armatus
Threatened species of Platanista minor
Threatened species of Podocnemis expansa
Threatened species of Rheodytes leukops
Threatened species of Syngnathus watermayeri
Water-related hazards and dangers
Threatened species of Podocnemis sextuberculata
Threatened species of Podocnemis
Threatened species of Elseya
Threatened species of Orcaella brevirostris
Uncontrolled river erosion
River pollution
Threatened species of Pseudochirulus herbertensis
Threatened species of Pseudochirulus cinereus
Threatened species of Ardeolaidae
Scrub typhus
Threatened species of Cercocebus galeritus galeritus
Threatened species of Melanotaenia lacustris
Threatened species of Cottus leiopomus
Threatened species of Cottus
Threatened species of Emydidae
Threatened species of Euastacus bispinosus

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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