Concerning Quakes: Xayaburi Dam on Mekong River a Seismic Hazard
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Concerning Quakes: Xayaburi Dam on Mekong River a Seismic Hazard

Earthquake experts have renewed concerns about the potential for a seismic disaster hitting the massive Xayaburi dam, which is well under construction on the Mekong River in a quake-prone location in Laos. Continue reading

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Mekong catastrophe in the making: An open letter to regional leaders
Hydropower / Land Grabs / Mekong / News

Mekong catastrophe in the making: An open letter to regional leaders

The Don Sahong Project will irreparably damage the Khone Falls and our mother river – the Mekong. Even the Mekong River Commission Secretariat has described the Khone Falls as “an ecologically unique area that is essentially a microcosm of the entire lower Mekong River”, and concluded that “such a site is so rare in nature that every effort should be made to preserve all of Khone Falls from any development”. Continue reading