Tags » Dams And Fish

Half empty: China's vanishing "kidneys"

CCTV, China’s state broadcaster, looks at the use of remote sensing to monitor the country’s vanishing “kidneys” — wetlands that provide a range of invaluable ecosystem services that have become seriously under threat from rapid urbanization and modernization. 663 more words

Three Gorges Probe

The heat is on for the 'living fossil'

Despite its long lineage as one of the world’s oldest living species, the Chinese sturgeon — known as the “living fossil” because it dates back to the Cretaceous period — may not survive the surging dams and bridges built over the Yangtze River, reports China Daily. 1,081 more words

Three Gorges Probe

China's Lacang River dams - impacts already 'extensive'

Already, newly completed cascade dams along China’s Lancang River (Upper Mekong) are altering the river’s hydrological regime and sediment flow, threatening fish migration and posing a risk to food security and livelihoods. 182 more words

Three Gorges Probe