Damned by Dams

In its latest report, Serious Damage: Tribal Peoples and Large Dams, Survival International examines the building boom on indigenous lands financed by the World Bank, European Investment Bank, and states like The Peoples Republic of China. Constructed for the benefit of corporations cashing in on biofuel, mining, and deforestation for export to consumer economies, the consequences of large dam construction for indigenous peoples promises further dislocation, disease, and disintegration.

~ by Jay Taber on August 11, 2010.

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