ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Inducing Vulnerabilities in a Fragile Landscape

In Sikkim at least 17 large hydropower projects on the Teesta River and its tributaries have their environmental clearances in place, despite warnings, improper assessments and negotiated conditions. At a point of time when a natural seismic occurrence has shaken the stability of an already unpredictable Himalayan ecosystem, it is important to revisit the concept of hydropower projects as a green, clean and safe option.



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