Jeff Opperman is The Nature Conservancy's senior advisor for sustainable hydropower. He works to promote ecologically sustainable water management in river basins with hydropower infrastructure. Through this work, Jeff has provided strategic and scientific assistance to environmental flow assessments for several rivers in the United States and for the Yangtze River and the Patuca River (Honduras).
Water's the theme for this year's Blog Action Day -- and Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman reminds us healthy water comes from healthy nature...a connection that water infrastructure planners need to heed. More
China has historically managed its rivers out of Confucian control rather than Taoist live-and-let-live. But the Conservancy has a plan for the Yangtze that balances the two -- along with the needs of people and nature. More
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