China’s Three Gorges Dam….what are the positive and negative aspects of its construction?

China’s Three Gorges Dam is certainly a wonder of manmade engineering, but some people feel that it shouldn’t have been built in the first place. Here is an introduction to the Three Gorges Dam:,,1799355,00.html  

A deadly landslide happens near the Three Gorges Dam, but did the dam cause it, and is this an indication of more trouble in the future?

Further fears are raised about the environmental impact of the Three Gorges Dam

In May 2011, the Chinese governement admitted that the dam had caused a number of problems that need to be solved.


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