Laos dam tragedy

The tragic events in Laos where a dam under construction has had a major failure, impacting thousands of people indicates just one of the major risks associated with dams and dam-building. There are also significant negative impacts further downstream.

This prompts us to make a recent article on dams in Laos available for free download. The article is: “Structural Injustice, Slow Violence? The Political Ecology of a “Best Practice” Hydropower Dam in Lao PDR,” authored by David J.H. Blake & Keith Barney.

From The Guardian

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