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Three Gorges Dam, pic: Harvey Barrison (Flickr CC)

China’s dams threaten unique river species

By Wed, May 16, 2012 9:04AM UTC Comments Off Three Gorges Dam, pic: Harvey Barrison (Flickr CC)

THE Yangtze River is still home to some amazing marine life, but projects like the construction of the Xiaonanhai Dam, the latest in a series of 12 dams constructed by the Three Gorges Corporation, may spell the end for several rare species. Environmental groups, including China’s Friends of Nature (FON), believe that the Xiaonanhai Dam...

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