Another mega dam in Sarawak? No thank you.

Miri – The decision to proceed with the construction of the Trusan Dam is in direct contradiction with previous policy.  In an recent article in The Borneo Post, Abang Johari was quoted as saying the Trusan dam in Lawas will be built after the completion of the Baleh Dam in Kapit. At...

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New research: building planned dams will significantly and irreversibly damage the environment

New paper in Nature analyses the wide-scale negative impacts of damming rivers in the Amazon basin. The Amazon basin will suffer significant and irreversible environmental damage if hundreds of planned dams are constructed. The hydrophysical and ecological disturbances will impact the Amazon basin’s floodplains, estuary, and sediment plume. The benefits will not...

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