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The Induced Earthquakes Database

Mining-related activity accounts for the most frequent cause of human induced seismicity, followed by water reservoir impoundment, according to The Induced Earthquakes Database – a comprehensive global review of all human-induced earthquakes. 418 more words

Three Gorges Probe

Weekly Photo Challenge: Edge ( of Yangtze River 2 )

This is a sequel to my last post.

This photo is more stunning than the two I posted yesterday.

The steep cliff overlooking the Yangtze River is just striking. 29 more words


weekly Photo Challenge: Edge ( of the Yangtze River )

Not sure why the theme for this week’s Photo Challenge has not been announced.

I therefore stick to the theme for last week – Edge. 66 more words


On to Wuhan ...

Right, I never heard of it either. It’s the gateway to the Yangtze River Gorges.  We flew out of Shanghai and were told that any flight within three hours of the scheduled flight time was considered on time.  599 more words


The Three Gorges Dam

In today’s world the technology has intensified to such a great extent and the construction industry is not left untouched with this.

The Three Gorges Dam is a pinnacle of dam engineering showing that the minds of people have broken all boundaries. 1,080 more words

Engineering Marvels

China Three Gorges to buy German wind park Meerwind from Blackstone

China Three Gorges , which operates the world’s largest hydropower plant on China’s Yangtze river, will buy German offshore wind park Meerwind from U.S. buyout firm Blackstone (BX.N), the companies said on Monday. 306 more words

Landslide at Chinese dam site signals looming risks

Another deadly landslide at a hydropower construction site in Fujian, south-east China, highlights the growing risks of dam building in mountainous regions of Asia. Chinadialogue.net reports. 798 more words

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