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GLOBAL WARMING Mekong River Crises

Category: , Posted:24 Mar 2010 | 06:00 am

Asian news lines are alight with news that the Mekong River is now in its lowest levels in over two decades. Considered to be one of world's most prolific rivers which spans from China, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand. It remains a vital lifeline in many rural areas for transportation, tourism and food sources.
While some critics are pointing the finger in China for creating dams in order to cope with its energy requirements, others have taken the global warms and El Nino point of view. As draught conditions worsen this year agriculture, fishing and tourism are set to see negative effects.
Holding a fragile biodiversity, there are serious concerns over native wildlife and fauna which may be impacted from the change of water flows. For now while fingers are pointing, water levels are continuing to shrink in epic proportions.

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