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.”

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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.