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Largest dam removal = Salmon Return

For 102 years, native salmon bumped up against massive concrete hydroelectric dams on Washington state’s Elwha River, stubbornly persisting in their primitive urge to swim upstream and lay their eggs. 572 more words

Environment

The World’s 10 Largest Hydroelectric Dams

Hydroelectricity is one of the fore-runners of the renewable energy industry, accounting for over 16% of global electricity production, with a predicted annual increase in production of 3.1%.  109 more words

Enviroment

How Many More Dams in the Amazon?

by Emil Morhardt

There are a great many hydroelectric dams already operating in Brazil, supplying 80% of Brazil’s electricity—most of them in the Amazon Basin. There could be many more. 310 more words

Emil Morhardt