Tag: mega dams

12 dams that changed the world

This spotlight on mega-dams of note, profiled by International Rivers’ Peter Bosshard for The Guardian, lists more banes than boons with a quest Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister, famously described as the “disease of gigantism.”


Mega dams, mega disquiet

(November 23, 2010) Writing in the Hindustan Times, Sanjib Kr Baruah reports on the growing protests to mega dam projects in India’s Arunachal Pradesh region.