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Dam

A subdivision of the mohar, the currency of Nepal prior to 1932. A dam was equivalent to 1/128 of a mohar.
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Their demand was nor an end to Communist rule, but an end to the damming of the Danube.
Before 1900, the technology and economics of damming were checked by the necessity of moving massive quantities of earth or stone, largely by hand.
But perhaps the greatest problem of restoring ecosystems is that, once modern society has dramatically altered an ecosystem--for instance, by damming a river to provide hydropower--it can be difficult to restore that ecosystem successfully, partly because so many people rely economically on its altered state.