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Brazilian dam disaster 'is part of a pattern'

Daniela del Bene
Yannick Deniau
Beatriz Saes
EnvJustice
| 14th March 2019
A team of Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) academics is marking the international day of action for rivers by hanging out the dirty laundry of a very dirty company.

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Indian authorities accused of 'drowning the homes of 40,000 families'

Nick Meynen
| 8th August 2017
The Sardar Sarovar Dam in India is already one of the world’s most controversial. With last month’s decision to forcibly displace another 40,000 families without proper relocation and compensation, Indian authorities seem eager to make it the worst dam ever. But an increasingly publicised hunger strike is putting pressure on India's prime minister, reports NICK MEYNEN

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Saving our heritage... from ourselves

Eifion Rees
| 25th June 2009
More sites may be added to the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites in Danger this week, but how effective is this register of global hot spots, and what are the areas that truly deserve international protection?

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Dam Busters?

David L. Price
Mr DeVries
| 8th July 2004
This is an actual letter sent to a man named Ryan DeVries by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, State of Michigan.

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Submerging Freedom

Keith Hyams
| 1st March 2004
Some 245 Indian villages are in the middle of being destroyed by a $7 billion dam project that will consume more energy than it provides and has even been condemned by its World Bank sponsors.

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Death of Venice

Tony Zamparutti
| 20th March 2001
This month a construction consortium will start pouring millions of tons of rock and cement into the Venice Lagoon – one of the Mediterranean’s most important wetlands. The consortium claims the dam project will ‘save’ the city from flooding. But the project failed its environmental impact assessment, threatens the ecology of the lagoon and – with global warming and rising sea-levels –may not even protect Venice anyway. Tony Zamparutti reports from Italy.

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