Wonder of the aquatic world under threat from plans for Mekong dams

Guardian: In a few months’ time, monsoon rains will more than quadruple the size of Cambodia’s Tonlé Sap, south-east Asia’s greatest lake and one of the wonders of the aquatic world. The huge flood will reverse the seaward flow of the river that feeds into the lake, submerge forests, make a perfect wetland for spawning fish and will replenish soils for a rich rice harvest. Tonlé Sap is the most intensely-fished inland body of water in the world and as the annual flood subsides, many millions of fish will......

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