Q. 35.0( 15 Votes )
Yes, big dams cause problems:
1. Clearing of land: Building huge dams requires clearance of a large area of land which causes environmental destruction and movement of people from the area.
2. Breaking the natural flow: Dam construction break the natural flow of the river which may affect migratory patterns of birds and animals and availability of water downstream.
3. Rehabilitation of people: This is the most negative effect of building large dams as often the people are not rehabilitated and lose their livelihoods.
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