La amenaza para los ríos de Chile
Rivers and wetlands are the veins that carry our lifeblood. Simply put, they allow our existence. In addition to water they provide countless environmental services to humans and other species, among them: food, biodiversity habitat, fibers, medicinal material, fod- many rivers are drying up or under imminent threat.
On a small scale, hydroelectricity is a renewable energy source. But regretfully, this argument has also served as an excuse for gigantic “run of river” complexes, reservoirs, and large dams which destroy the ecosystem balance. These