The dam dilemma: how to balance hydropower, rivers, and people
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Jessie Moravek |
• June 2019
Hydropower is a renewable resource, but that does not make it sustainable. Jessie Moravek examines the downsides to river hydropower, including declining fish populations, poor water quality and damaged ecosystems. But hydropower can be made sustainable, and Moravek explains how. Advocating for conservation and rivers can ensure that our hydropower is not just renewable, but sustainable for generations to come.