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Protecting the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo River

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Protecting the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo River

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Area: 5888268 km2
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: United States of America
Basins: Rio Grande
Project SDGs:
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Water Quality (SDG 6.3)
Integrated Water Resource Management (SDG 6.5)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
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Nature-Based Solutions
Progress to Date: 5 km of floodplain treated per year
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Desired Partner: Business
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Jan. 01, 2009  »  Dec. 31, 2009
Project Website: www.worldwildlife.org/projects/coca-cola-partnership-project...
Project Source: CEO Water Mandate
Profile Completion: 69%

Project Overview

Coca-Cola and WWF are working along the Big Bend area of the Rio Grand/Bravo to restore the river. The project seeks to broaden the channel to increase active floodplain surface areas and improve replenishment. The project addressed non-native species through prescribed burns and selective herbicide treatment.

Partner Organizations

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The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization working on issues regarding the conservation, research and restoration of the environment. It is the world's largest independent conservation organization with over 5 million supporters worldwide, working in … Learn More

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