Large hydropower projects are often propagated as a “clean and green” source of electricity by international financial institutions, national governments and other actors; however, megadams and their transmission corridors have direct and irreversible impacts on our rivers and forests and contribute to the ongoing cultural genocide of Indigenous communities.

Climate Impacts

Cumulative Impacts on River Systems, Climate, and Forests

Ecosystem Impacts

Indigenous Rights

Methylmercury Poisoning

Water Cycles

Ottawa, Canada: June 9 and 10, 2019: Labrador Land Protectors and allies speak directly to International Coalition of Large Dams at their annual meeting on the negative impacts on Indigenous communities from hydropower dams in Canada.

Interview with NAMRA Coordinator Meg Sheehan at the 2019 North American Forest & Climate Movement Convergence