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China's Dam Puts Mekong on Knife's Edge - 2004-07-05


China's dammming of the Mekong river to help power its economy could pose a grave threat within a decade to the livelihoods of millions of Southeast Asian farmers and fishermen, according to an Australian researcher, Milton Osborne, who says,

"The cumulative effects of the developments that have taken place, plus the additional physical changes that are planned with more dams in China and the extension of river clearances further downstream into Laos, mean that there is reason to be concerned about the Mekong's future."

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