Monthly Archives: October 2010

Newswire: Turkish dams in foreign media

The Turkish news agency Anka (finally?) notices in a dispatch, that debatable Turkish dam projects are being discussed in foreign media. The LA Times writes about Hasankeyf and Le Monde about Allianoi, a graeco-roman archeological site threatened by the Yortanlı … Continue reading

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Whose Job is Hasankeyf?

Targeting the Funders After the refusal of Austria, Switzerland and Germany to grant export credit for the construction of the Ilısu dam project and Turkey’s explicit determination to continue the project, local funders, especially banks, play a key role. Big … Continue reading

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If it were my home

What if the BP Oil Spill would have been teleported to where you are right now? Ifitweremyhome.com is an effort to visualize the spatial dimensions of (in this case water related) disasters, such as the BP Oil Spill and the … Continue reading

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Vandana Shiva on water & coke

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