Tag: Jinsha

The hanging Jinsha River and earthquakes

Beijing-based media group, Caixin, reports on Chinese geologist Fan Xiao’s research supporting a link between a 6.5-magnitude earthquake in China‚Äôs Yunnan Province in early August and the filling of dam reservoirs in the area. Several Probe International studies are cited.

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Yunnan earthquake raises fears on hydropower projects

Geologists express concerns that massive hydropower construction in the region may have contributed to seismic activity. Beijing-based media group, Caixin, interviews Chinese geologist Fan Xiao whose research supports a link between Yunnan’s 6.5-magnitude earthquake in early August and the filling of dam reservoirs in the area.