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Plundering The Mighty Himalayas – II (100s of Mega Dams)

In Business, Education, Environment, India, Renewable Energy on June 18, 2009 at 9:35 am

Our warming climate is changing the Himalayas faster than any other region of the world. The mountains’ mighty glaciers, the source of most large Asian rivers, are melting. Against these dramatic changes, the governments of India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bhutan are planning to transform the Himalayan rivers into the powerhouse of South Asia. They want to build hundreds of mega-dams to generate electricity from the wild waters of the Himalayas. Read the damning report ‘Mountains Of Concrete’, the first ever study of the impacts of this building at International Rivers.org

Mountains Of Concrete Plundering The Himalayas

Mountains Of Concrete Plundering The Himalayas

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