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(October 15, 2012) Photographer Nadav Kander has documented the transformation of China's famed Yangtze River by its infamous Three Gorges Dam since construction began in 2006. Many of his pictures contrast people as ant-like subjects against the enormity
Chinese environmentalist on trial for protecting the environment | Probe International journal.probeinternational.org
(October 18, 2010) A former forestry official-turned environmental activist is on trial in China for publishing a book about a controversial coal power plant without state permission. He stands accused, under China’s surreal justice system, of “conducting
(September 5, 2012) Probe International has been at the forefront of research on the connection between seismic activity and large-dam construction, focusing on examples in China such as the Zipingpu Dam, which is thought to have triggered the deadly 2008
Another public uprising forces hand of government | Probe International journal.probeinternational.org
(July 31, 2012) A large public demonstration in the city of Qidong over a planned industrial waste pipeline has led to its shutdown by city officials. The Qidong protest, prompted by environmental concerns, follows other demonstrations against projects el
(July 12, 2012) Almost 20 years in the making, China's Three Gorges mega-dam was declared complete on July 4 when the last of its 32 generators went online, 10 years after the first turbine went in...
Hong Kong earthquake an aftershock triggered by Chinese dam 50 years ago | Probe International journal.probeinternational.org
(February 24, 2012) Reservoir-induced seismic events in dam-mad China are a growing problem requiring urgent attention. Continue reading →