Friday, April 9, 2010

Mekong Tipping Point

Mekong Tipping Point from Henry L. Stimson Center on Vimeo.

This 9 minute video analyzes the likely impact of building further dams along the mainstream Mekong dam in Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Featuring Dr. Richard Cronin, Director of the Southeast Asia program at the Stimson Center in Washington, DC, this video looks at the role of China, the importance of hydropower, and the implications of these new dams on the region's bountiful wildlife.