Mekong ecology in the balance as Laos quietly begins work on dam

Independent: Environmentalists opposed to a controversial dam that could have a devastating impact on one of Asia's most important rivers have accused the authorities in Laos of starting work on the project without formal approval. An intergovernmental meeting in Laos has failed to reach agreement on the proposed £2.1bn, 1,260-megawatt Xayaburi dam on the Mekong river. Environmentalists say the dam will adversely affect 60 million people and Cambodia and Vietnam -- concerned about the flow of water further......

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