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DiFrancesco, Kara and Kathryn Woodruff (eds.). 2007. Global Perspectives on Large Dams: Evaluating the State of Large Dam Construction and Decommissioning across the World. Report #13 from a Conference 3-5 November 2006, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, New Haven, Connecticut.

Fearnside, Philip M. 1989. "Brazil’s Balbina Dam: Environment versus the Legacy of the Pharaohs in Amazonia." Environmental Management 13(4):401-423. [PDF] [related news story]

Fearnside, Philip M. 1995a. "Hydroelectric Dams in the Brazilian Amazon as Sources of 'Greenhouse' Gases." Environmental Conservation 22(1):7-19.

Fearnside, Philip M. 2012. "Belo Monte Dam: A spearhead for Brazil’s dam-building attack on Amazonia." Global Water Forum 19 March.

Fearnside, Philip M. 2013. "Decision making on Amazon dams: Politics trumps uncertainty in the Madeira River sediments controversy." Water Alternatives 6(2):313-325. [related news story]

Fearnside, Philip M. In press. "Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Hydroelectric Dams in Tropical Forests." In The Encyclopedia of Energy, John Wiley & Sons, New York. [PDF]

Giles, Jim. 2006. "Methane quashes green credentials of hydropower." Nature 444:524-525. [PDF]

Gribel, Rogerio. 1990. "The Balbina Disaster: The Need to Ask Why? The Ecologist 20(4):133-135.

McCully, Patrick. 1996. Silenced Rivers: The Ecology and Politics of Large Dams. Zed Books, London.

Reisner, Marc. 1993. Cadillac Desert: The American West and its Disappearing Water. Penguin Books, New York. [related research news from Arizona State University]

Tegel, Simeon. 2013. "Brazil's hydro dams could make its greenhouse gas emissions soar. Already a top emitter, Brazil could spew hundreds of millions more tons of gases blamed for climate change, such as CO2 and methane, as it floods Amazon forest for hydro power, researchers say." GlobalPost 1 July.

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