THE BIG STORY
I / R E U T E R S
A D N A N A B
15 Holy waters
Rivers have inspired reverence down the ages but today face enormous threats. Dinyar Godrej examines why restoring them to health is vital.
21 THE FACTS
22 The river as a living being
Stephanie Boyd reports from the Peruvian Amazon on the Kukama people’s battle to gain legal rights for the river they depend upon.
26 Take them down!
Four large dams on the Klamath River in the US are scheduled for removal. Bruce Shoemaker on the inspiring campaign that has got things this far.
29 To reclaim Minegolia
Anand Tumurtogoo traces the ups and downs of a civil society movement’s attempts to protect Mongolia’s waterways from overexploitation.
32 What’s that?!
Vanessa Baird takes a dip into some very murky waters.
35 When it comes to sharing
Rivers don’t stop at national borders – which can cause some sticky situations for humans. Yali Banton-Heath explains why.
Stories making the news 8 Workers seek remedy from P&O Ferries
Plus: Borderlines 9 Introducing: Michelle O’Neill Plus: Seriously? 10 Patchwork resistance in Ukraine 11 Zimbabwe’s ‘big brother’ bill
DRC: violence in the name of conservation Plus: Inequality Watch Plus: Sign of the Times 12 Outrage at killing of Palestinian journalist
Plus: Open Window 13 Hunger crisis in Somalia Plus: Reasons to be cheerful
REGULARS 6 Letters
Plus: Why I… 7 Letter from Buenos Aires
Virginia Tognola’s foray into the informal economy.
38 Country Profile: St Vincent and the Grenadines
40 Cartoon History: Amritsar: the Jallianwala Bagh massacre ILYA recounts how hundreds of unarmed civilians were slaughtered by troops under British command.
53 Southern Exposure
Indian photographer Dipayan Bose’s portrait of devotion.
54 Temperature Check
Danny Chivers speaks to the scientists turning to climate activism.
56 The Interview
Senegalese development economist Ndongo Samba Sylla speaks to Hazel Healy about why he believes ‘neo-colonialism’ is an outdated term.
59 Hall of Infamy
Gotabaya Rajapaksa: the latest in a family line with a stranglehold over Sri Lanka’s politics.
80 The Puzzler
81 Agony Uncle
Is it ok to accept rent from your partner? Our Agony Uncle weighs in.
82 What if…
We had a World Tax Organization? Alex Cobham explores the possibilities.