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The Implementation Challenge: Taking stock of government policies to protect and restore environmental flows

Le Quesne, Tom; Kendy, Eloise; Weston, Derek

This 2010 report by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and TNC reviews international progress toward achieving effective environmental flow policies and conveys the emerging lessons, illustrated by stories from around the world. The report presents a brief synopsis of environmental flow policies enacted to date, describes the three major challenges to implementing those policies, and offers nine guidelines for overcoming the obstacles and moving forward to full implementation.