Chinese hydropower giants and their biodiversity footprints

Chinese hydropower giants and their biodiversity footprints

Two hydropower giants account for over half of the world’s dams, yet the biodiversity impacts of their projects remained largely unanalyzed and overlooked in planning processes. A new report, Advancing Ecological Civilization?, examines the biodiversity footprint of the world’s two largest dam-builders, PowerChina and China Three Gorges. It calls attention to the need for dam building companies to take urgent steps to address the increasing scale and severity of their environmental impacts. 

More info at https://www.hydrobiodiversityimpact.org/?emci=242dc644-723a-ec11-9820-c896653b26c8&emdi=49dc4fc7-093c-ec11-9820-c896653b26c8&ceid=2008792

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