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Large dams ‘highly correlated’ with poor water quality

WASHINGTON—Large-scale dams are likely having a detrimental impact on water quality and biodiversity around the world, according to a new study that tracks and correlates data from thousands of projects.

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Nicaragua’s latest revolution: Becoming a green energy powerhouse

RIVAS, Nicaragua—How quickly can a nation wean itself from fossil fuels and move toward reliance on renewable energy? In the case of Nicaragua, very, very fast.

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Japan should get 30% power from renewables, environment chief says

JAPAN should aim to get 30 percent of its power from renewable sources by 2030, the Kyodo news agency reported on Saturday, citing Nobuteru Ishihara, the minister of the environment.

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