About Dams

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dams
www.internationalrivers.org

Dams: What They Are and What They Do
www.internationalrivers.org

Basic Dam Impacts

Explore the components of healthy rivers and what happens when a dam is built at this interactive website
www.dameffects.org

Geoguide Dams
An interactive educational website from National Geographic that looks at rivers before, during, and after dam construction
www.nationalgeographic.com

Dammed Rivers, Damned Lives: The Case Against Large Dams
To download - English | Burmese


Silenced Rivers: The Ecology and Politics of Large Dams

www.internationalrivers.org

World Commission on Dams (WCD)
The WCD was an independent, international, multi-stakeholder process which addressed the controversial issues associated with large dams. After more than two years of extensive research, the commission released the report Dams and Development: A New Framework for Decision Making. The basis of the report is a comprehensive series of studies known as the WCD Knowledge Base. The WCD website is http://dams.org

 

Should we build more large dams?

To download: English

www.journals.elsevier.com

Voices of the Dammed

Development in Burma

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