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dams

  • US turns back the clock on dam-building

    জানুয়ারী 17, 2014

    Dams across the US are being decommissioned and rivers restored to their natural flow. Scientists are learning that tearing down the barriers is just the first step in returning a river to health

  • Donors rediscover large-scale infrastructure

    মে 29, 2012

    The World Bank, the G20 and other multilateral groups have renewed their focus on funding large-scale infrastructure, ignoring lessons of the past, a new report by International Rivers warns.

  • Earthquake hazards and large dams in western China

    এপ্রিল 05, 2012

    A study published in April 2012 by Probe International finds that large dams being built in western China could trigger disaster — earthquakes, even tsunamis — due to their construction in seismic hazard zones.

  • Murky borders

    এপ্রিল 03, 2012

    In the second of two articles about Sino-Burmese business, Yang Meng travels to the resource-rich borderlands, where everyone from wealthy jade merchants to ethnic nationalists is vying for advantage.

  • Bankrolling change

    মে 24, 2010

    China’s investment in developing-world infrastructure is a good thing, since it liberates many poor countries from unreasonable requirements set by western financing agencies, argues John Briscoe, kicking off a week-long series on dam construction.