Georgians oppose hydro plans

In western Georgia, campaigners are opposing several big dam projects, citing their impact on the environment and communities.

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    Georgia is planning dozens of new hydroelectric power stations to boost the country's energy capacity.

    Although 80 percent of the country's electricity already comes from hydropower, the government wants more to meet future demand.

    But affected communities are fighting back, fearing the projects will damage the environment.

    Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Zhinvali, Georgia.


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