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Organizations relating to Rivers and Lakes

International Association of Meiobenthologists / Moscow, Russia
Internationale Gewässerschutzkommission für den Bodensee / Augsburg, Germany / Est. 1960
Internationale Regierungskommission Alpenrhein / Sils im Domleschg, Switzerland / Est. 1995
International Commissions for the Protection of the Moselle and Saar / Konz-Saarburg, Germany / Est. 1961
International Sava River Basin Commission / Zagreb, Croatia / Est. 2002
International Association for Danube Research / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1956
European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission / Rome, Italy / Est. 1957
Comisión de Pesca Continental y Acuicultura para América Latina y el Caribe / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1976
Mekong River Commission / Vientiane, Laos / Est. 1995
Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Sénégal / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 1972
Committee for Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture of Africa / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1971
Comisión Trinacional para el Desarrollo de la Cuenca del Rio Pilcomayo / Asunción, Paraguay / Est. 1995
Internationale Kommission zum Schutz der Elbe / Magdeburg, Germany / Est. 1990
International Association for the Representation of the Mutual Interests of the Inland Shipping and the Insurance and for Keeping the Register of Inland Vessels in Europe / Rotterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1947
Network of Asian River Basin Organizations / Saitama, Japan / Est. 2004
World Glacier Monitoring Service / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1967
European Pond Conservation Network / Oxford, UK / Est. 2004
Lake Constance International / Rorschach, Switzerland / Est. 1908
Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network / Madison WI, USA
Rivers without Boundaries / Est. 2009
Agence de l'eau Rhin-Meuse / Moulins-lès-Metz, France / Est. 1964
International Scientific Forum 'Danube - River of Cooperation' / Belgrade, Serbia / Est. 1989
Land O'Lakes International Development / Shoreview MN, USA / Est. 1981
Volta River Authority / Accra, Ghana / Est. 1961
International River Foundation / South Bank QLD, Australia / Est. 2003
Internationale Rheinregulierung / Rorschach, Switzerland / Est. 1892
South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People / Delhi, India / Est. 1998
Mission d'aménagement du fleuve Sénégal / Est. 1934
East African Communities' Organization for Management of Lake Victoria / Kampala, Uganda / Est. 1998
River Basin Initiative / Petaling Jaya, Malaysia / Est. 2000
International Campaign to Save Lake Chad / Est. 1994
International Commission for the Protection of the Saar / Est. 1963
Lakes Tanganyika and Kivu Basin Commission / Est. 1975
International Commission of Glaciers / Est. 1894
Rivers of the World / Dawsonville GA, USA / Est. 1995
Big Rivers Association
International Conference on the Conservation and Management of Lakes / Beijing, China
I.S. Rivers
Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses / Est. 1997
Convention Regulating the Withdrawal of Water from Lake Constance / Est. 1966
Scheldeverdrag, 2002 / Est. 2002
Convention on Cooperation for the Protection and Sustainable Use of the Danube River / Est. 1994
Protocol on Shared Watercourse Systems in the Southern African Development Community Region / Est. 1995
Treaty Concerning the Regulation of Salmon Fishery in the Rhine River Basin / Est. 1995
Revised Protocol on Shared Watercourses / Est. 2000
Agreement on the Preparation of a Tripartite Environmental Management Programme for Lake Victoria / Est. 1994
Agreement Concerning the Regulations of Lake Inari by Means of the Kaitakoski Hydro - Electric Power Station and Dam / Est. 1959
Agreement on Cooperation for the Sustainable Development of the Mekong River Basin / Est. 1995
Convention Concerning Navigation on Lake Constance / Est. 1973
Protocol on Water and Health to the 1992 Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1999

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

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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