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SDG 16 Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

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SDG 16 Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

Social and environmental costs of hydropower are underestimated, study shows
SDG 9, SDG 16
Social and environmental costs of hydropower are underestimated, study shows

Study shows that deforestation, loss of biodiversity and economic damage done to communities living near dams have not been factored into the cost of these projects. Large dams also ignore the effects of climate change.


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