Problem

Inundation of wildlife habitats through dams

Other Names:
Loss of wildlife due to artificial flooding
Nature:
Since majority of animals cling to their territories or home grounds, the arrival of the flood waters kills most of them. There might not be any place to go for those who escape or are saved. Once the natural habitat have been destroyed, the future breeding prospects of saved animals are slim.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 13: Climate Action
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET