Regular flooding in the Mekong basin is essential for the rural and fisheries communities that supply a large part of the region with food. Development in the shape of dam construction severely endangers this age old lifestyle.
Deadliest Catch is a hugely popular TV series on Discovery Channel. This reality show portrays the tough men of crab fishing vessels on the Bering Sea. I wonder if these daredevils would still be so tough if they had to jump in the raging Khone Falls for a handful of fish. Because that’s the daily […]