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Deforestation Dries Up Dams Threatening Hydropower

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Deforestation may lead to electricity shortages in tropical rainforest regions that rely heavily on hydropower, as fewer trees mean less rainfall for hydropower generation, a study shows.

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Daniel Partlow (189)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 7:17 am
We just keep messing tyhings up more and more.Mother nature owes us a punch in the gut and I'm sure it's coming. Too bad the innocent ( or partially innocent) will suffer most!

R T. (14)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 10:11 am
It's sad to think that even when what we have been saying for years is proven by science the powers will still ignore the facts and go with the $$$ and tough luck to their kids and grand-kids.

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 10:47 am
Thank you for the news. This was to be expected because rain results from the moisture that trees release into the atmosphere. Therefore, when the number of trees is decimated the amount of rainfall is directly impacted. People and corporations must think about the long term impact of their actions.

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 10:53 am
It just occured to me that this may result in wars between corporations because they will be causing reductions in one anothers' bottom lines which will be unacceptable to these greedy people.

Carol H. (229)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 5:21 pm
sadly noted

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 5:49 pm
NO shit?Damn, we suck as a species! Ty Cal.

D D. (102)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 7:42 pm
When will we ever learn.....or when will the CORPORATIONS ever learn?

Melody Long (1)
Sunday May 26, 2013, 8:27 pm
Let's hope that we don't keep making the same mistakes, but rather, that we learn from them. Noted, and thanks.

John Gregoire (282)
Monday May 27, 2013, 4:14 am
Duhhhhh! Often wondered what it would take to wake the city folk up!

S S. (0)
Monday May 27, 2013, 4:50 am
Thank you.

Anne Woods (23)
Monday May 27, 2013, 5:34 am
save the trees

linda newman (3910)
Monday May 27, 2013, 5:39 am
this is sad

Tom Tree (236)
Monday May 27, 2013, 6:45 am
Noted, Thanks Cal

Jane H. (139)
Monday May 27, 2013, 7:59 am
very interesting noted--Oh, boy!

Kerrie G. (135)
Monday May 27, 2013, 9:15 am
Noted, thanks.

Sonny Honrado (6)
Monday May 27, 2013, 7:15 pm
We must encourage tree planting regularly.

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 30, 2013, 4:49 am
Noted, We are Help less All we can do is to add our comments hear that's it!
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