dams

brazil

The Bento Rodrigues Dam Collapsed a Year Ago and It's Nowhere Near Fixed

Local residents are still adjusting to their new lives more than a year after the Bento Rodrigues dam collapsed in southeastern Brazil.
Marina Lopes
1.4.17
News

How 22 Hydroelectric Projects in Canada Put First Nations Communities at Risk

A Harvard study looked at the proposed hydro projects in Canada's not-so-distant future, all of them near indigenous communities.
James Wilt
11.28.16
Design

An Iconic Dutch Dam Is Getting Decked Out in Interactive Light Art

A series of temporary and permanent installations by Daan Roosegaarde will light up the Afsluitdijk in the Netherlands.
Kevin Holmes
9.6.16
Travel

How a Cambodian Tribe Is Getting Pushed Off Its Land by an Energy Company

Development along one of Southeast Asia's biggest rivers is threatening local communities.
Brigitte Noël
1.25.16
Stuff

Perth is Sucking Up Its Groundwater and Sinking Into a Hole

Not as fast as Mexico City, but fast enough for people to be talking about it.
Royce Kurmelovs
11.4.15
Ares

Forget Dams: Let's Store Extra Energy in Rocks on Trains and Underwater Balloons

Building dams means making lakes, and making lakes means covering lots of stuff with water.
Mark Mann
4.6.15
Art

Gaze Up at an Aurora Borealis Made from Advanced LEDs

Studio Roosegaarde's latest exhibition asks what the Netherlands would look like if it was still underwater.
Beckett Mufson
2.25.15
News

America's Infrastructure Is Slowly Falling Apart

And here are the projects that prove it.
Bill Bradley
2.2.15