Fish Passages a Poor Match for Mekong Dams' Impacts

Trandem, Ame
March 2013
World Rivers Review;Mar2013, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p7
The article offers information on the adverse effect of construction of Xayaburi Dam on the Mekong River in Laos. It mentions that construction of this dam will block migration of 23 to 100 species of fishes that will adversely affect the food security and living of around 20,000 people. It further states that construction company for this dam has claimed using a state-of-the-art fish ladder that will allow smooth passage of fishes through the dam.


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