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Laos Approves Xayaburi 'Mega' Dam on Mekong

Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, water, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, world )

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Laos has given the go-ahead to build a massive dam on the lower Mekong river, despite opposition from neighbouring countries and environmentalists

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Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 4:39 am

Jennifer C. (168)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 4:41 am
Thanks for the update.

John B. (122)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 11:09 am
Tanks cal for the link to the article. This will have a disastrous impact on the Laotian people and the environment along the river. The dam should never have been approved. Read and noted.

Christine Stewart (133)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 3:45 pm
Awful news.

greenplanet e. (157)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 4:45 pm
I think megadams are a mistake that will be regretted later on. They also hurt people and the river ecology.

Monica D. (580)
Tuesday November 6, 2012, 10:38 pm
I agree with the comment above.

s M. (0)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 3:55 am
Which bank is financing this and 'persuading the Laos government it a good idea despite neighbouring , affected countries dissent?

s M. (0)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 3:58 am
Please read this -

Tiina Moraiis (2)
Wednesday November 7, 2012, 4:16 am
This is incredible.
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