Survival International Dams Campaign

We are very happy to hear that Survival International have recognised that the hydroelectric schemes proposed for the Xingu basin are a significant human and environmental threat which must be resisted. See

http://www.survival-international.org/news.php?id=2360

for more information, and to register your support for this campaign.

Hydroelectricity appears to offer a benign answer to man’s hunger for power because it does not use fossil fuels. However there are many aspects in which this is misleading. International Rivers Network explain the downside of dam construction here:

http://www.irn.org/basics/ard/

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