Community Threatened by Dam

The Don Sahong Dam is one of the projects planned for the lower Mekong River that is most debated by environmentalists because of its expected impact on fisheries.
2010-09-30
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The hydroelectric project will provide power for export to other countries in the region, as Laos seeks to become the “battery” of Southeast Asia. Meanwhile, the dam will displace the local community in Don Sahong that relies on the river’s rich fisheries.


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CH. 1: MANDARIN | CANTONESE

CH. 2: VIETNAMESE | BURMESE | KOREAN

CH. 3: KHMER | LAO | UYGHUR

CH. 4: TIBETAN

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