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An aerial view of the San José del Tambo hydroelectric plant’s diversion channel and San Pablo de Amalí.

In Ecuador, Riverside Communities Feel Impacts of Hydropower Push

Isabel Alarcon
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How Ukraine Wants to Punish Russia for Ecocide

Aleksandra Pogorzelska
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Our Mekong, Our Say: Must the Environment Be Sacrificed for Infrastructure Development?

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A village destroyed by the floods

2 Years since Manang Floods: Locals in Nepal’s Rain Shadow Fear Being Long-Term Climate Refugees

Bashudev Neupane
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A view of the Dibang Valley

India Wants Its Northeast To Be Its Powerhouse, but Do Indigenous Communities Approve?

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
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Powering the Mekong: Does "Clean Energy" Mean More Dams?

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A screenshot from the video report "‘Water Bomb’: Why Indigenous People in Northeast India Fear Hydropower Projects."

‘Water Bomb’: Why Indigenous People in Northeast India Fear Hydropower Projects

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
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India Pushes for Hydropower in Its Northeast Despite Environmental and Climate Concerns

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
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20 years of electricity that doesn't destroy the environment

Raymund Villanueva
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A stream runs through a forest

From a local peace treaty known as Bodong to Electricity for an entire village

Raymund Villanueva
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Pak Mun Dam on the Mun River in Thailand

Thailand’s Rich Freshwater Biodiversity Under Threat

Pratch Rujivanarom
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Involvement of Transboundary Fishing Communities Could Help Mitigate Threats to the Ganges River Dolphin

rahul singh
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Moragahakanda Dams Trigger Avalanche of Ecological Harms

Tharushi Weerasinghe
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Floods and Migrants of Vietnam's Mekong Delta: 25 Lessons from the Data

Le Thu Mach
Hoang Long Cao
Vu The Cuong
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Data Exposes Flaws in Mekong Delta Resilience Plans

Thuan Nhin Tan
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dam in Laos

Unraveling the Mystery of Laos' U-Turn from Renewables to Coal to Power the Battery of Southeast Asia

Kannikar Petchkaew
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Cambodia’s Fish Catch Numbers Don’t Add Up for Fishers

Sokummono Khan
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Locked In – Why Thailand Buys Electricity from Laos

Boonyanin Pakvisal
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Karunakar Gogate, the president of the Kumaradhara Samrakshana Parisara Samiti, is among those protesting against a proposed 24 MW (mega watt) hydropower project in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. The locals here see no benefit from the proposed project and fear their land may be submerged and acres of pristine forests cut / PHOTOGRAPHS BY DISHA SHETTY

Small Hydro Power Projects Are Seen As Green. In India's Western Ghats, Local Communities Disagree

Disha Shetty
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people carry their belongings on a raft in a flood.

In Thailand, Dams Fail to Ensure Water Security

Pratch Rujivanarom
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small boats in a placid river with local people collecting fish eggs.

Experts Warn over Loss of Fish Species from Bangladesh’s Halda River

Nur Islam (Faruk Munir)
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The rocky banks of the Betwa river

India's Ken-Betwa Link Project: Development dream or ecological disaster?

Dheeraj Mishra
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mekongina fish

Dam construction hinders Mekong fishers in northeast Cambodia

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The forgotten history of Nepal’s first hydropower project

Ramesh Bhushal
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Khaharee Bazaar

Years in the making, a mega-dam in Nepal remains a mirage

Ramesh Bhushal
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Rasi Salai dam

In northeast Thailand, dams continue to cast a shadow over riverside villages

Luke Duggleby
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JRMP dam

Indigenous leaders killed in Philippines were ‘red-tagged’ over dam opposition

Jun N. Aguirre
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The view from Shigu looking east

With activists silenced, China moves ahead on big dam project

Michael Standaert
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Gilgit-Baltistan ancient rock carvings

Pakistan’s Diamer Basha dam will drown ancient carvings

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Nepali hydroelectric project

All water for power in Nepal’s new electricity bill

Ramesh Bhushal
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Hydropower plant in Nepal

Covid-19 threatens to take Nepal’s power sector back to the Dark Ages

Ramesh Bhushal
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Red river turns black in northeast India

Red river turns black in northeast India

Shailendra Yashwant
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