How the industrialization of the Amazon is transforming Brazil

Canadian photographer Aaron Vincent Elkaim’s photographic documentary series on Brazil’s controversial Bela Monte dam awarded a $20,000 Alexia Foundation grant.

The myth of sustainable hydropower

2016 will be a decisive year for hydropower projects on the mainstream Mekong. Southeast-Asia based journalist, Tom Fawthrop, looks at the notion of ‘nice dams’ that supposedly don’t inflict too much damage on their surrounding environments and their opposite reality: the hidden costs of hydropower and the irreversible destruction of unique ecosystems.