Balkan Dam Boom Imperils Europe’s Wildest Rivers

Throughout the Balkan region, some 2,700 hydropower plants are currently under construction (yellow) or proposed (red). MAP COURTESY OF SAVE THE BLUE HEART OF EUROPE

The Balkan Peninsula, one of Europe’s most undeveloped regions, is facing a wave of thousands of hydroelectric projects that would block pristine, free-flowing rivers and cause major environmental damage. Local residents and conservationists are fighting back.

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  1. After The Rise of The Robots, The Humans Really Are Dead (Affirmative. I poked one. It was dead). The elephants, too. Cue binary solo. Can’t we just talk to the humans? No, because they are dead. Someone, please, shut our Homo ‘sapiens’ systems down; we’re just too much of a menace.

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