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Huffington Post Blog Piece on Rep. Hastings' Harmful Dams Bill

Check out the blog River Restoration Progress Threatened by Extreme Bill that appeared on Huffington Post this week.

The piece written by President of American Rivers, a Steering Committee member of the Coalition, explains how a recent bill by Representative Doc Hastings from Washignton harms rivers and wildlife and threatens public safety. 

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Google Earth Shows How Dams Could Worsen Climate Change

A new interactive Google Earth video, produced by International Rivers and Friends of the Earth International, aims to show how damming rivers around the world can exacerbate climate change.

The approximately 12-minute video uses computer animation to simulate the potential climate hazards associated with building dams in Africa, the Himalayas, and the Amazon.

Watch the Youtube Video here.

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