Xayaburi: A Test for the Mekong

The Xayaburi hydropower project in northern Laos is the first of eleven proposed dams on the main stem of the Lower Mekong River. The lives of 60 million people who live in Lower Mekong Basin—not only in Laos but also in Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam—are intimately connected with the river's natural cycles.

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Edited by Rachel Vandenbrink. Produced by Minh-Ha Le

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