Tag: China hydropower

No Dream Too Big for China’s Mother River

Written by | December 3rd, 2013

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With colossal dams interrupting the Yangtze River, it’s easy to say the river is gone. But large rivers are more resilient than that and what we do now will be invaluable for the many rivers around the world facing their own uncertain futures.

It’s a Mistake for NGOs Not to Engage with Hydropower Companies

Written by | August 20th, 2013

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Hydropower may be controversial, but NGOs must engage with the hydropower community to ensure the impact is positive, says our managing director of global freshwater.

Clean Energy, Safer Rivers, More Fish

Written by | August 16th, 2013

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Why would The Nature Conservancy choose to work with the operator of the largest dam in the world? Read CEO Mark Tercek’s take on a new alliance to improve how dams on the Yangtze are designed.

Saying Goodbye to a Chinese Treasure

Written by | June 1st, 2010

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What’s it like to raft down a gorgeous river canyon that’s about to disappear? The Conservancy’s Charles Bedford finds out on China’s Upper Yangtze River.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 10

Written by | May 10th, 2010

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What we’re all reading while waiting for our next Gulf oil spill updates:

  1. Google Maps maps the Gulf oil spill over your neighborhood. (CleanTechnica)
  2. Why does image matter for climate change? (Dot Earth)
  3. What you should consider when choosing a flagship species for conservation (like, oh, just hypothetically, a panda). (Conservation Maven)
  4. China energy snapshot: Nuclear and hydropower down, coal, oil and wind up (Green)
  5. Here’s a new online mag “with a vision to redefine the modern environmentalist.” (Carbon Insights)
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