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Brazil: Hydroelectric dams drastically reduce tropical forest biodiversity

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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Environmental Attention

Several dams at old Britannia Mine to be cleaned up

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


Dams, Rivers & People News Bulletin, August 24, 2015


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


Save Hasankeyf: Statement from the demonstration today at the Andritz offices, Derbyshire, UK

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

Conflict Resolution

Thailand Eyes Mekong & Moei Water Diversion to Control Drought & Flooding

Photograph: Rasi Salai Dam by Tom Metcalfe on 500px

From: Many areas are flooded while others remain parched | Thailand PRD 6 August 2015:

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.

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de Jong hospitalised after Spa crash

Daniël de Jong has been transferred to hospital following his horror crash in today’s Feature Race at Spa-Francorchamps.

The Dutchman was taken to hospital in Liège by helicopter having been assessed at the circuit medical centre. 156 more words


From Flickr: "Waste Weir" by Miami U. Libraries - Digital Collections

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