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The Columbia River

The largest river in the Pacific Northwest and fourth largest by volume in the United States

Rising in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, it flows for 1,243 miles – 2,000 km – before emptying into the Pacific Ocean. 163 more words


The Pessamit Innu Discuss HydroQuebec

From Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook Abenaki People:

We are super excited to welcome back our cousins- Council Members from the Pessamit Innu to New Hampshire to discuss the destruction that the HydroQuebec dams have created on their reservation in Canada. 67 more words


Indigenous Communities Resist Hydroelectric Dam Projects in Guatemala

by Sara R. Roschdi
The government of Guatemala has approved hydro electric dams to be built on indigenous territories.  Fitzpatrick-Behrens reports in the article, “Electrifying Guatemala: Clean Energy and Development” that these hydroelectric dam projects are expected to produce 181 megawatts of energy for the country . 353 more words