Mekong Mainstream Dams: Threatening Southeast Asia's Food Security
AbstractThe Mekong is under threat. The governments of Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand are considering plans to build eleven big hydropower dams on the Mekong River’s lower mainstream. If built, these dams would harm the river’s ecology and block the major fish migrations that feed and provide income to millions of people.
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dams; china; economies; electricity; demands; hydrology; ecology; fisheries; costs; fertilizers; river banks; Mekong; Cambodia; Laos; Thailand; river; fish; migrations; income; people; hydropower;
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