China's Three Gorges: Assessing the Impact Next year, the reservoir behind the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River will be filled to capacity and the project will be declared complete. Just at this critical moment, some are expressing concerns that the dam could cause major ecological disasters unless preventive measures are taken.

Concerns Rise with Water of Three Gorges Dam

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Relocated Three Gorges Residents Face Challenges

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Three Gorges History Drowning in Rising Reservoir

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