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Articles related to dams

A lake in the moraine wall of Jichu Drake glacial lake.
Feature: How Yak Farmers Can Hold Back a Glacial Tsunami
As Himalayan glaciers melt, the natural dams formed beneath them become a dangerous threat to villages below. However, local yak farmers could soon have a simple solution.
Online Feature: Small Dams Create Bigger Problems
A global push for small hydropower projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions may cause significant losses of biodiversity.