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Opening the floodgates

WHAT looked like an admittedly temporary reprieve for the swift currents and extraordinary biodiversity of the Mekong river is now over. In December the Mekong River...
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In Mekong Delta, Rice Boom Has Steep Environmental Cost by Mike Ives: Yale Environment 360

In Mekong Delta, Rice Boom Has Steep Environmental Cost by Mike Ives: Yale Environment 360 | Geography Bits | Scoop.it
Vietnam has become one of the world’s leading rice producers, thanks to the construction of an elaborate network of dikes and irrigation canals.
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Lies, dams and statistics

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A DENSE cloud of diplomatic doublespeak hangs over the turbid waters of the Mekong. An amazing week of conflicting statements, stark contradictions and confusion has...
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