World Rivers Review: Focus on the New Dam Builders - December 2010

Friday, December 10, 2010
Edited by Lori Pottinger
Special Focus: The New Dam Builders

China, Brazil and India are not only growing global economic powerhouses, they are increasingly fueling a dam-building boom outside their borders. Our campaigners in the field report on these newly powerful dam builders and the regions they are targeting.

Mekong River: A new report urges a ten-year dam-building freeze on the Mekong River.
Commentary: Patrick McCully bids a fond Farewell as he leaves his role as Executive Director of International Rivers.
Making Waves: News and notes on the worldwide movement to protect rivers.
Brazil: Insights into the secretive world of a huge, global industry.
: A neo-colonial invasion of dam builders hits the continent.
South Asia
: After failing at home, India's dam builders are looking to expand overseas.
: An update on the world's biggest dam builder.
Rivers for Life 3: A travel diary of the Third International Meeting for Dam-Affected People and Their Allies in Temacapulín, Mexico
: A solidarity camp brings supporters of rivers and rights to an ancient Turkish town.
Solar: Envisioning solar cities across Argentina.
News Briefs: All the river news that's fit to print.
Southeast Asia : New power players emerge in the Mekong basin.
India: Anti-dam protests get louder in Northeast India.

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