Southeast Asia May Be Building Too Many Dams Too Fast

The promise of plentiful energy has brought major environmental risk to fish, soil, and people.

A fisherman prepares to cast his nets at a section of Khone Falls in Southern Laos, the largest waterfall by volume in Asia. Some of the flow will be diverted to make electricity at the nearby Don Sahong Dam.
Photograph by David Guttenfelder, AP/Nat Geo Image Collection

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