Dams

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China's Disappearing Rivers: Is Climate Change to Blame?

The government says global warming dried up its rivers. But they've ignored the impact of their giant dams and diversion channels.

In the Amazon, Natives Fight to Stop Brazil's Next Big Dam

A group of local tribes halted construction on the Belo Monte Dam for the second time this month.

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We're Constructing Dams at a Terrifying Rate

According to a new report, there are now 48,000 "large" dams around the planet.

Dyrhoff

One Climate Change Era Growth Industry: Giant Sewer Balloons

In a race to meet EPA guidelines, U.S. cities have installed dozens of these devices over the past decade.

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Greetings From a Dam

Why there are so many old postcards of dams.

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Urbanizing the Amazon

Though cities are springing up throughout the Brazilian rainforest, there are few jobs to be had