Living Planet: The dam problem


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This week we take a deep dive into rivers and look at how mega-dams and other hydropower projects affect ecosystems. We'll also find out why the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is creating tensions in the Nile Basin, and visit farmers struggling with water shortages in Tunisia. Plus, the activists fighting to stop small dams being built on Montenegro's free-flowing rivers. Host: Sonya Diehn

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