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Damming the Congo


Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, destruction, water, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, world )

Cal
- 363 days ago - enn.com
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is looking to capture the more of powers of the Congo River in what will be the largest and most powerful hydroelectric dam in the world



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Jason S. (57)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 7:04 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 19, 2013, 11:10 pm
Noted.
 

Betsy Bee (1041)
Friday December 20, 2013, 6:28 am
Noted. Good posting.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday December 20, 2013, 11:43 am
The environmental concerns will only be addressed if an environmental survey is conducted. Sounds to me like the environment doesn't even factor into it. I think they've already made up their minds.
 

Ruth R. (216)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 5:27 am
They could do much better! Africa has incredible resources for solar energy -- so there is no need for dams -- dams that flood areas and people and endangered species.
 

Ruth R. (216)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 5:30 am
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Ruth R. (216)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 5:35 am
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Amazon forest loss and water supply are linked

"...and hydro-power is threatening the future of the South American continent, according to a report by campaigning groups using the latest scientific data."
 

Ruth R. (216)
Tuesday December 31, 2013, 5:37 am
"The continued destruction of the Amazon to exploit its resources for mining, agriculture and hydro-power is threatening the future of the South American continent, according to a report by campaigning groups using the latest scientific data."

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