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China Now the World Leader in Wind and Hydro Power - Energy Tribune

China Now the World Leader in Wind and Hydro Power - Energy Tribune | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
EcoChunk China Now the World Leader in Wind and Hydro Power Energy Tribune The country is already home to the Three Gorges Dam Project (TGP), the world's largest hydro power complex project, which includes approximately one million square...
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Geography of Bangladesh | online-earning-ways.com

Geography of Bangladesh | online-earning-ways.com | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
The physical geography of Bangladesh is wide-ranging and has an area characterized by two distinctive features: a broad deltaic plain subject to frequent flooding, and a small hilly region crossed by swiftly flowing rivers.
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China Tightening Pollution Control in Key Rivers and Lakes

China Tightening Pollution Control in Key Rivers and Lakes | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
The water moves from one reservoir to another, such as from river to ocean, or from the ocean to the atmosphere, by the physical processes of evaporation, condensation, precipitation, infiltration, runoff, and subsurface flow.
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Human Use of Water Found to Contribute to Sea-Level Rise - Scientific American

Scientific AmericanHuman Use of Water Found to Contribute to Sea-Level RiseScientific AmericanArtificial reservoirs, such as the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River and the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China, have the opposite effect,...
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How Does It Work: Hydropower « Green Home Blog

How Does It Work: Hydropower « Green Home Blog | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
The largest hydropower plants in the world are all conventional dams, including the Three Gorges Dam in China and the Grand Coulee Dam in Washington (the largest hydroelectric plant in the U.S.). The world's largest dam ...
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Missouri River Governors meet to discuss future flooding events |

Missouri River Governors meet to discuss future flooding events | | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
It's been established by the governor's but we believe flood control needs to be established as the highest priority for the Missouri River management,” said Iowa Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds at the meeting in Bismark, N.D.
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Construction of Teesta channel dyke stalled - Daily Star Online

Construction of Teesta channel dyke stalled - Daily Star Online | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
Construction of Teesta channel dyke stalledDaily Star OnlineConstruction of a flood control embankment on a newly emerged channel of the Teesta River inside Bangladesh territory of Dimla upazila near Indian border has been suspended due to...
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Geomonitoring at the Three Gorges Reservoir - Geo: International

Geomonitoring at the Three Gorges Reservoir - Geo: International | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
The construction of the Three Gorges Dam and the world's largest hydroelectric power plant, which has been in operation since 2009, triggered considerable resettlements of the population and changes in land use and ...
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Three Gorges: Photographs of the Lost Town of Kaixian, China: Places: Design Observer

Three Gorges: Photographs of the Lost Town of Kaixian, China: Places: Design Observer | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
A visual essay: The last days of Kaixian, China http://t.co/Fj32UjJj [Kaixian was the final town submerged by the 3 Gorges Dam’s reservoir]...
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Three Gorges Dam | 旧书店

China's massive project to construct the Three Gorges Dam across the flood-prone Yangtze River brings together almost all of environmentalists' fears. The Three Gorges Dam controls a drainage area of 386300 square miles ...
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Report suggests new way to handle Missouri River flooding | KBIA

A new report by the advocacy group American Rivers says when it comes to managing flooding along the Missouri River, the US Army Corps of Engineers should (Report says Army Corp shouldn't rely on levees and damns for #Missouri river flood management:...
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Dredging Today – American Rivers: Missouri River Among Most ...

Dredging Today – American Rivers: Missouri River Among Most ... | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
American Rivers named the Missouri River among Americaâ ™s Most Endangered Rivers today, shining a national spotlight on outdated flood management practices that are threatening public safety. The Missouri River is ...
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Gloucestershire flooding - River Severn to peak but fears allayed ...

Gloucestershire flooding - River Severn to peak but fears allayed ... | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
Experts are predicting homes and businesses in Tewkesbury will be safe from flooding, even though river levels are still rising. With more rain having fallen yesterday and more forecast for tomorrow...
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Liontrust hires Thames River co-founder to launch global credit division | News | Money Marketing

Liontrust hires Thames River co-founder to launch global credit division | News | Money Marketing | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
Liontrust has hired Thames River founding partner Michael Mabbutt to head up a new global credit division at the asset manager.
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Three Gorges Dam's last generator passes trial | CHINA-WIRE

The last turbine generator set of China's Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydropower project, passed a trial operation on Wednesday in Yichang City,...
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In Focus: Urban Development, Environmental and Personal ...

In Focus: Urban Development, Environmental and Personal ... | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
The city of Fengjie in Chongqing Municipality, a city that has all but evaporated to make way for the Three Gorges Dam, has been flooded, reconfigured, and restructured as a symbol of the refraction of history and daily life that ...
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Community radio cutting disaster risk in coastal Bangladesh - Reuters AlertNet

Community radio cutting disaster risk in coastal Bangladesh - Reuters AlertNet | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
Community radio cutting disaster risk in coastal BangladeshReuters AlertNetAli Asghar, a flood victim, tunes his radio to listen for news while taking refuge on an embankment with his family in Sujawal, Pakistan on August 29, 2010.
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World Bank to Fund Destructive Dam Through the Backdoor? - Huffington Post (blog)

World Bank to Fund Destructive Dam Through the Backdoor? - Huffington Post (blog) | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
World Bank to Fund Destructive Dam Through the Backdoor?Huffington Post (blog)Think of the oil wells in Sudan's conflict zones, China's Three Gorges Dam, and the gas pipelines in Burma.
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Three Gorges Dam's last generator passes trial - China Daily

Three Gorges Dam's last generator passes trialChina DailyYICHANG, Hubei - The last turbine generator set of China's Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydropower project, passed a trial operation on Wednesday in Yichang, Central China's Hubei...
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China's dams threaten unique river species | News for NIIS Users

China's dams threaten unique river species | News for NIIS Users | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
Three Gorges Dam, pic: Harvey Barrison (Flickr CC). Environmental groups, including China's Friends of Nature (FON) believe that the Xiaonanhai Dam will drive these species into extinction by destroying an important fish ...
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Similarities between Hoover Dam and The 3 Gorges Dam? - Yahoo! Answers

Similarities between Hoover Dam and The 3 Gorges Dam? - Yahoo! Answers | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
Similarities between Hoover Dam and The 3 Gorges D… (#yahooanswers Open Question: Similarities between Hoover Dam and The 3 Gorges Dam?
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Q. and A.: How to Save Bangladesh? | BFreeNews

Bangladesh, buffeted by climate change and flooding, is a prime example of a country whose fate could be determined by what happens at a conference in Rio next month....
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The devastating after effects of 3 Gorges Dam - Hydropower

The devastating after effects of 3 Gorges Dam - Hydropower | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
The devastating after effects of 3 Gorges Dam - posted in Hydropower: "China's massive Three Gorges Dam, which has already displaced more than 1 million people, may have claimed a new victim: Environmental researchers say it has helped turn the...
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Helping to rebuild lives swept away by the flood - This is Bristol

Helping to rebuild lives swept away by the flood - This is Bristol | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
Helping to rebuild lives swept away by the floodThis is BristolShaheen bin Siraz, a programme manager for Christian Aid in Bangladesh, said: "Our job is to minimise the risk. "You can't stop cyclones or floods, but you can manage the risk.
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UK floods: Warning over fake 'help' calls in Tewkesbury | News 12

UK floods: Warning over fake 'help' calls in Tewkesbury | News 12 | AQAgeog1rivers | Scoop.it
Tewkesbury is 1 of a variety of English and Welsh places that discover by themselves on substantial inform for flooding following hefty rain lashed the Uk right away and into the morning, as final thirty day period was confirmed as the wettest ...
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