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Balbina Dam has hit populations of mammals, large gamebirds and tortoises, researchers say, warning against hydro push.
Widely hailed as ‘green’ sources of renewable energy, numerous hydroelectric dams have been built worldwide, but research reveals they are far from environmentally friendly.
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WATCH: Britannia Creek was poisoned by waste from an old copper mine. Reclamation began nearly 15 years ago, and as Linda Aylesworth reports, it has now hit a big milestone. 349 more words
Stop westward diversion of water from Bhima-Krishna basin:SANDRP (21 Aug. 2015) The Report is based on interview of Parineeta Dandekar of SANDRP and provides the steps that the Maharashtra govt can take to reduce drought and water scarcity in Maharashtra, starting with stoppage of westward diversion from Bhima-Krishna basin. 4,863 more words
We received this statement from a group of solidarity activists raising their voices about the massive displacement and ecological destruction taking place in the regions around Hasankeyf in southern Turkey, where a huge internationally funded dam building project has been ongoing for several years. 832 more words
Photograph: Rasi Salai Dam by Tom Metcalfe on 500px
From: Many areas are flooded while others remain parched | Thailand PRD 6 August 2015:
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Meanwhile, Sisaket residents are still coping with the drought crisis as the amount of water in the Rasi Salai Dam is at a critical level.