Damn it!

 
Published: Wednesday 31 January 1996

Damn it!

The Mekong river flowing through six South-East Asian countries is to be arrested by the planned construction of nearly 76 dams. The Mekong Watch Network (MWN) a coalition of NGOs, academics and journalists - based in Japan - has called for an expression of solidarity against the proposed projects. The project with its attending road construction activity and large-scale tourism shall play havoc with the region's eco system. Letters of protest are to be despatched to the Asian Development Bank, the primary catalyst of these plans, by the MWN.

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