Difference between revisions of "Hydropower"

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|Description=Construction of dams and reservoirs in rivers
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|Reference=Fekete et al., 2010
 
|BelongsToTheme=Energy
 
|BelongsToTheme=Energy
 
|ThemeItem=Other energy
 
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Revision as of 18:07, 4 March 2014

Description: Construction of dams and reservoirs in rivers
Reference: Fekete et al., 2010
Is implemented in: Aquatic biodiversity


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.