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WATER CRISIS - The Truth Behind the Water Crisis in the West

"Drought be Dammed" by Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica 5/20/2016This story was co-published with The New York Times.Wedged between Arizona and Utah, less than 20 miles up river from the Grand Canyon, a soaring concrete wall nearly the height of two foo...
by Mage Soapbox on May 24, 2016

Governor Wants FG To Hand Over Dams To States

Sokoto state governor has urged the Federal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit site or click title above]]...

Clinton’s infrastructure spending plan too little to tackle multi-trillion-dollar crisis

News item: Hillary Clinton on Sunday announced her plan for infrastructure spending—a “down payment on our future,” she said—and it comes with a hefty price tag: $275 billion. At a campaign event in Boston, the frontrunner for the Democratic...
by Scholars & Rogues on Nov 30, 2015

CALIFORNIA - The Water Problem

"To build or not to build, that’s the dam question in dry California" PBS NewsHour 11/3/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Across California, after years of punishing drought, reservoirs that normally fill canals and make crops bloom are greatly depleted or...
by Mage Soapbox on Nov 9, 2015

More rotational brownouts loom in parts of Mindanao amid hot weather

Residents in parts of Mindanao may have to brace for more rotational brownouts in the coming days amid the continued hot weather.In Cagayan de Oro City, GMA Northern Mindanao reported the Cagayan Electric Power and Light Co. The post More rotational...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 14, 2015

AIDS Day 2014 : AIDS Free World !!! India on Top, Awareness

Is it possible to make the world free from Aids? Yes! it is.. Let’s we take oath on Aids Day 2014. How is it possible on World’s Aids Day 2014? The United States of America health agencies had predicted that if the prevention and treatmen...
by Today Trending News on Nov 27, 2014

Dams Versus Northeast India | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

Adopting this year’s official theme “Bridging the gap: implementing the rights of indigenous peoples” on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we would like to talk about the issue of large dams which are th...

Dams Versus Northeast India | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

Adopting this year’s official theme “Bridging the gap: implementing the rights of indigenous peoples” on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we would like to talk about the issue of large dams which are th...

Op-Docs: ‘A Threat to Cambodia’s Sacred Forests’

In a remote valley in southwest Cambodia, an indigenous group fights to protect its homes from the looming construction of a hydroelectric dam.
by Eastasianews on Jul 28, 2014

SIFF Sighting: DAMNATION (Documentary; USA)

Beginning in the 1930s, America began a love affair with the construction of dams. They brought power (one of America's favorite things), jobs and recreational opportunities, so they were generally hailed as positive developments.But not by everyone.
by Cinebanter on May 29, 2014

Living in the Shadow of the Large Dams: Long Term Responses of Downstream and Lakeside Communities of Ghana's Volta River Project (African Social Studies Series)

Living in the Shadow of the Large Dams: Long Term Responses of Downstream and Lakeside Communities of Ghana's Volta River Project (African Social Studies Series)Living in the Shadow of the Large Dams: Long Term Responses of Downstream and Lakeside Co...
by Book Store on Feb 15, 2014

The least sustainable city: Phoenix as a harbinger for our hot future

Of course, it’s an easy city to pick on. The nation’s 13th largest metropolitan area (nudging out Detroit) crams 4.3 million people into a low bowl in a hot desert, where horrific heat waves and windstorms visit it regularly. It snuggles next...
by Global Rush on Aug 7, 2013

The Goat Kids Are Here – Can We Milk Yet?

So, the goats have freshened (given birth), and now it’s time to start reaping the reward – fresh goat milk.  Our goats are Nigerian Dwarves, which produce the highest butterfat milk of all dairy breed goats (around 6 – 10%), so their milk is...
by Better Hens and Gardens on Apr 24, 2013

Photo Of The Day – A Bridge Over Mighty Brahmaputra

The Brahmaputra River, one of Asia’s mightiest, arrives at India in the mountainous state of Arunachal Pradesh, after having roamed the Tibetan plateau for thousands of kilometers in a totally opposite direction. Locally called the Siang in A...
by In search of greener pastures on Apr 15, 2013

Photo Of The Day – A Bridge Over Mighty Brahmaputra

The Brahmaputra River, one of Asia’s mightiest, arrives at India in the mountainous state of Arunachal Pradesh, after having roamed the Tibetan plateau for thousands of kilometers in a totally opposite direction. Locally called the Siang in A...
by In search of greener pastures on Apr 15, 2013

Artificial Diamonds

Diamonds as they say are a girls very best friend and acquiring the excellent diamond ring should not be an issue for any person. Usually any sort of diamond ring will do just so long as you get a huge … Continue reading →...

The Destruction that could be Bigger than Katrina

The Destruction that could be Bigger than Katrina, Houston Addicks Dam Continue reading →...
by Make Houston Great on Sep 30, 2012

Lowongan Kerja BUMN : Brantas Abipraya (Persero)

At first PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero) which was originally known as the contractor dealing with the construction of Government projects, especially dams, now has a lot of building in other infrastructure namely: Road / Bridge, the Mini Hydro, Airpor...
by Lowongan Kerja CPNS dan BUMN on Aug 2, 2012

Fórmula Renault 2012: André Negrão no Pódio

O piloto brasileiro André Negrão conseguiu um feito inédito em sua ainda curta carreira na Fórmula Renault. Completou em 3º lugar a prova disputada no circuito de Nurburgring, na Alemanha. Nosso compatriota pilotou debaixo de muita chuva e levou...
by Auto F1 on Jun 30, 2012

Kalabagh Dam – History & Profile

The plan of construction of this dam was chalked out in 1954 but due to non availability of funds and non settlement of distribution of its water between four provinces... Read more »...
by Awami Politics on May 18, 2012


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