Riccardo Pravettoni

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  • Blog post

    Water and power: Mega-dams, mega-damage?

    ‘Water grabbing’ refers to a situation in which public or private entities are able to take control of, or reallocate, precious water resources for profit or for power — and at the expense of local communities and the ecosystems on which their livelihoods are based. The effects have been well-documented: examples include families driven away from their villages...

    5 Oct 2017 | Emanuele Bompan, Marirosa Iannelli, Riccardo Pravettoni, Federica Fragapane