Chapter 15 – Hydropower Development: Return of a Crisis on the Upper Reaches of the Yangtze River
(4,449 words)

Abstract

While the Comprehensive Utilization Plan for the Yangtze River Basin was under revision, a large number of hydropower projects in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River were hastily launched. Because of the rush, basin geology risks, ecological safety, and concerns over sustainable utilization of water resources increased awareness of the area. Over the years, multidiscip…

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Zhiheng, Bao, “Chapter 15 – Hydropower Development: Return of a Crisis on the Upper Reaches of the Yangtze River”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 22 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004268791_019>
First published online: 2014



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