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Press Release 13-090
Small Dams on Chinese River Harm Environment More Than Expected

Large dams previously thought to pose greater threat

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Photo of the Nu River flowing near the Yunnan-Tibet border.

The ecologically diverse and scenic Nu River flows near the Yunnan-Tibet border.

Credit: Kelly Kibler


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Collage of two photos showing a river flowing before a dam and the old river bed dry after the dam.

A tributary of the Nu River is dry below a dam, its waters diverted by a hydropower project.

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Small hydropower plant discharges water from tributary to main channel of the Nu River.

Small hydropower plant discharges water from tributary to main channel of the Nu River.

Credit: Kelly Kibler


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housed in the town of Liuku on the Salween (Nu) River banks in Yunnan.

Town of Liuku on the Salween (Nu) River in Yunnan.

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Photo of boats and people on the Salween river forming the boundary between Burma and Thailand.

Salween, or Nu, River forming the boundary between Burma and Thailand.

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Photo of the Salween Delta as seen from outer space.

The Salween Delta from space (south is to the upper left).

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