Dams are usually built to withstand heavy rainfall or drought.
Governments and activist groups are bringing environmental issues to international courts. They argue that the impact of climate change and environmental issues affect human rights.
Experts share their insights into Nigeria’s flooding challenge and steps needed to alleviate their worst effects.
Giving rivers rights would enable custodians to perform legal acts on the river’s behalf.
Diverting water to a hydroelectric dam might seem eco-friendly, but the devastating consequences to local ecosystems cannot be ignored.