World Rivers Review, September 2009

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Featured Story: Voyage to Three Gorges

While working in China this summer, Policy Director Peter Bosshard visited the infamous Three Gorges Dam. He and his wife, an environmental journalist from China, have been monitoring the project for close to 15 years. See their photos and commentary on what life is like for those affected by Three Gorges, and the serious environmental problems building up in and around the reservoir.

What's Inside

  • Alaska: Mine Gets OK to Turn Lake into Waste Dump
  • Commentary: The US Climate Bill: Increasing Emissions, Supporting Dams
  • Making Waves: News and Notes on the Worldwide Movement to Protect Rivers
  • Mozambique: Tapping Local Green Power Could Share the Wealth, Spare the Zambezi River
  • Ethiopia: African Bank to Investigate Dam Concerns
  • Laos: Mekong Mainstream Dam Threatens Food Security of Millions
  • South Korea: Grand Plan to Restore Ecosystems with Dams and Canals
  • News Briefs: All the River News That's Fit to Print
  • India: Communities Say No to Tipaimukh High Dam