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The Flood, a mini-series on Netflix

“The Flood” a disaster-based miniseries inspired by dramatic climatic events that occurred in 1997 and which led to the death of more than 30 people in Poland, has arrived on Netflix.   The pitch: Jasmina Tremer is a hydrologist. She analyses the level of the groundwater that surrounds the city of Wroclaw and its 500,000 […]

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Rewilding rivers

Forum: Wetlands are our life-insurance faced with the climate and biodiversity crisis On the occasion of the Climate COP and Ramsar held in November in Egypt and Switzerland, the Tour du Valat, the  Ramsar France Association and the French committee of the IUCN, supported by many personalities and experts, launched an appeal for new  impetus to protect wetlands. […]

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Freshwater pollution

  A strategic plan for freshwater published by the UNEP Since it was founded in 1972, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has been the world’s authority responsible for determining the environmental agenda, promoting the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development at the United Nations, and acting as a refence in the […]

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27 August 2023 Partner's event

Exhibition "We, the rivers" in the Musée des Confluences, Lyon, in partnership with IFGR

Since October 21, 2022, the Musée des Confluences in Lyon has offered the public an eventful exhibition on rivers. Entitled "We, the rivers", this exhibition invites to discover these giants, which shape the territories and bring life, but are increasingly vulnerable.
An invitation to discover, to meet and to dialogue, in which IFGR is delighted to participate!

“One reaches the sea by following the river”

Titus Marcius Plautus


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