|Description:||Construction of dams and reservoirs in rivers|
|Reference:||Fekete et al., 2010|
|Is implemented in:||Aquatic biodiversity|
|Associated theme items:||Other energy (Energy)|
Effects of this policy intervention on components
Component: Aquatic biodiversity
Effect : Construction of dam and reservoir e.g. for hydropower causes disturbance of river flow leading to loss of habitats and migration routes for aquatic biota.