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Bolivia urged to free former envoys, halt dam projects

Pablo Solón and Rafael Archondo

The Government of Bolivia comes under international pressure to drop charges against Pablo Solón and Rafael Archondo, and stop the El Bala and Chepete dams More than 70 organisations and 700 people from over 50 countries have called on the Bolivian government to drop what is widely believed to be false charges against its former UN representatives, Pablo Solón and ...

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Flood control: How Dutch use water to battle water

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Just as controlled fires are used to stop larger bush fires, researchers are embracing the use of water-laden components to make dams and control flooding. Flood-prone Netherlands, in the bid to adapt to its peculiar situation, is adopting alternatives to the traditional sandbags, which are being replaced by a range of innovative “waterbags” as flood defences. Courtesy of the Flood ...

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Predicted flood: Government urged to build buffer dam


A call has been made by stakeholders in the environment sector, urging the authorities to build a buffer dam in Adamawa to curtail the excess water being released from the Lagdo Dam in Cameroon. The call is contained in a communiqué issued on Thursday, August 13, 2005 in Abuja, at the end of a daylong stakeholders’ roundtable for the management ...

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