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dam building in india

Dam building projects in the Indian Himalayas will threaten forests & biodiversity, says a research group at the National Uni of Singapore. India’s rapidly growing economy requires huge amounts of power & the research team’s modelling showed that 90% of Himalayan valleys will be affected, submerging 170,000ha of forests & contributing to 22 plant extinctions. And then there’s the human cost……

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