New Mekong Dam a Go, and a Blow to Endangered Megafishes?

National Geographic: , recommended a 10-year building freeze on all Mekong dam construction projects to allow time for more studies on the dams’ environmental and societal impacts to be conducted. "My intuition is that if you really account for the full sweep of negative impacts to humans and fish species, it would be hard to justify a dam on the Mekong River," McIntyre said. Laos recently indicated it would resist the SEA report's recommendations. "We have no reason to believe that the Project should be delayed......

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