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Boom in Hydropower Could Endanger Freshwater Biodiversity

Posted October 29, 2014 12:49 PM

From IHS Engineering360: Engineering News & Analysis - Latest News Articles:

A boom in hydropower dam construction is underway, primarily in developing countries and emerging economies. While this is expected to double the global electricity production from hydropower, it could reduce the number of large free-flowing rivers by about 20%.

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