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[TWAP] VOLUME 3: Transboundary River Basins — Status and Trends

Volume 3 presents the results of the first global assessment of transboundary river basins. The world’s 286 transboundary river basins span 151 countries, including more than 40% of the Earth’s population and land area (Figure 1). They support the socioeconomic development and wellbeing of humanity and are home to a high proportion of the world’s biodiversity. Published in 2016.

4489: A Transboundary Waters Assessment Programme: Aquifers, Lake/Reservoir Basins, River Basins, Large Marine Ecosystems, and Open Ocean to catalyze sound environmental management

06 Jun 2019

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[TWAP] VOLUME 3: Transboundary River Basins — Status and Trends.pdf