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Series of small dams pose big cumulative risk to Amazon’s fish and people

Small hydropower plants and small-scale fish farming in the Brazilian Amazon basin are often thought to cause negligible environmental harm, yet a new study reveals their cumulative damage is greatly underestimated and can be more impactful than large dams.

Einstein’s father’s hydro-power plant restoration

Italian tech startup revives Einstein’s father’s power plant

A husband-wife team of entrepreneurs are using a once-abandoned hydroelectric station to feed the power grid and keep their artificial-intelligence enterprise humming.
Mega-dam costs outweigh benefits, global building spree should end: experts
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Mega-dam costs outweigh benefits, global building spree should end: experts

It is time to move away from large hydroelectric dams in favor of micro-scale energy generation and sustainable alternatives, according to a new report.
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