A wave of new support for the Rights of Rivers

Advocates from across the globe gathered at the IUCN World Conservation Congress (both in person and remotely) to highlight the precipitous growth of the movement to recognise the rights of rivers and watersheds. The conference also marked the approximate one year anniversary of the formal launch of the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Rivers

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“Weekend for rivers” celebrated the Tara river

By Jasmina Marčok As announced, on August 21, river and rafting enthusiasts, rafters from all over the Balkans and their guests gathered on the Tara River to mark the “Weekend for Rivers” supported by WWF Adria and the International Rafting Federation. The gathering sought to raise the voice for local rivers and pointing out the

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Practical Guide to Sustainability

A practical guide to sustainability for rafters

There’s a lot of talk about climate change and climate action – but what does it mean in practical terms for rafters? We have developed a short series of guides to support rafting operators, instructors, guides and recreational rafters in making informed sustainability decisions. The guides set out simple steps and ideas to get started

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Stop the Batoka Gorge Dam
Guide / Safety

Save the Zambezi – Stop the Batoka Gorge Dam

Urgent effort is required to stop the Batoka Gorge dam on the Zambezi river. This world renowned stretch of river is planned to be dammed for the purported benefits of hydro-electric production. The International Rafting Federation is vehemently opposed to the construction of the Batoka Gorge dam. Our objections to the dam have been lodged

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