(February 7, 2011) Here is an article on the Three Gorges Dam we stumbled upon written by University of Victoria PHD student Trevor Williams. The article was inspired by a seminar by Probe International Fellow Dai Qing presented at the University of Victoria.
Comparison of Three Gorges specifications in Canadian feasibility study with those chosen by Chinese officials
(January 12, 2011) Comparison of specifications recommended by the Canadian engineering feasibility study with those chosen and built by the Chinese Government for the Three Gorges dam.
(November 2, 2010) Writing in the Globe and Mail, Margaret Wente looks at Dai Qing’s belief that China’s growing economy is happening at the expense of the country’s environment.
(October 27, 2010) Xinhua reports that China Development Bank (CDB) will offer China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) more than 11 billion U.S. dollars in financial support over the next five years.
(October 26, 2010) The water level at the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest water control and hydropower project, reached its designed highest mark Tuesday.
(October 21, 2010) China’s state run media outlet, China Daily, is reporting that the reservoir behind the Three Gorges is inching closer to its maximum level.
(September 9, 2010) Probe International’s chronology of worries about the contamination of China’s Yangtze River and dirty waters behind the dam.
(September 23, 2010) This China Media Project piece discusses the political and commercial interests skewing Chinese science today – and the lack of scientists like Huang Wanli with the backbone to say no to foolish mega-projects.
(September 1, 2010) Deng Hai, from the New Century Weekly, looks at the never-ending plans involved in managing the Three Gorges reservoir.
(August 24, 2010) The Three Gorges dam is forced to stand tall in the face of severe flooding.
(August 2, 2010) Floating garbage washed into the Yangtze River by torrential rains is threatening to clog part of the giant Three Gorges Dam, Chinese state media reported, the latest problem caused by devastating floods that have killed nearly 1,000 people and triggered several major industrial accidents.
(July 20, 2010) The Three Gorges dam on China’s longest river, the Yangtze, is standing up to its biggest flood control test since completion last year, officials say.
(July 20, 2010) The Three Gorges reservoir is expected to face its biggest challenge since its operation, with a major flood brewing at the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, water authorities said on Sunday.
(July 20, 2010) China’s Three Gorges Dam, the largest in the world, helped alleviate flooding in central China by containing the heaviest rush of water in more than 12 years.
(July 20, 2010) YICHANG, Hubei (Xinhua) — The Three Gorges Dam on China’s Yangtze River was holding up against its first major flood-control test Tuesday, said officials of the China Three Gorges Corporation.