World Rainforest Movement

The devastating effects of tsunamis, big hydroelectric dams and other “clean” energies

Posted on Mar 30, 2011

Over the last decade, as the effects of climate change have become increasingly visible, there has been a lot of talk from big companies,...

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Greenwashing Hydropower

Posted on Mar 30, 2011

On a hot May day, a peasant farmer named Bounsouk looks out across the vast expanse of water before him, the 450-square-kilometer reservoir...

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Brazil: Belo Monte dam would turn the Xingú River into a river of blood

Posted on Mar 30, 2011

A hydroelectric complex comprising two dams and the diversion of the Xingú River from its natural course on the stretch that flows through...

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Brazil: Discrimination and violence against women in the construction of hydroelectric dams

Posted on Mar 30, 2011

Cause and effect of a dam The company staff came And said nothing would happen Suddenly a surprise The parents rose up in protest The...

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Actions against dams around the world

Posted on Mar 30, 2011

Indonesia: Since April 2005, two companies involved in the building of a mega-dam in Indonesia, both owned by the a former Vice President...

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Issue 164 – March 2011

Posted on Mar 30, 2011

Big Hydroelectric Dams

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Mekong dams heat up the region

Posted on Mar 8, 2011

The problems associated with large-scale hydropower dams are not a new issue to the Mekong basin. Originating in the Tibetan Himalayas, the...

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DRC: INGA dams for big business

Posted on Mar 8, 2011

Along the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of the Congo the Inga hydropower scheme has developed a series of hydroelectric dams, two...

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