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Underestimating Turbines’ Death Toll

By Ben Goldfarb, 🕔Wed, Feb 3rd, 2016


"When you think about dams and fish, you most likely picture an adult salmon swimming upriver, her belly full of eggs, bumping her head against an impassable concrete wall. But dams don't just impede fish moving upriver, they also harm migrants heading downstream. Often, swimming downriver through a dam means passing through turbines—whirling, power-generating apparatuses that can weigh as much as a 747 airplane."

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