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Downstream Mekong residents rally against Xayaburi Dam

     Residents from eight provinces along the Mekong River gathered yesterday outside the headquarters of the construction firm Ch Karnchang and Siam Commercial Bank to protest against the companies' role in the construction of the Xayaburi Dam in Laos.            [...]

Mekong plans anger riverside communities

Villagers protest against Xayaburi dam in capita Villagers from along the Mekong River have rallied in front of giant construction firm Ch Karnchang, demanding it immediately suspend building the Xayaburi dam on the waterway. Protesters from eight provinces along the [...]

22,500 petition Mekong govts to stop Xayaburi Dam

Date: December 02, 2011 By: CleanBiz Staff According to a press statement from International Rivers, 22,589 people from 106 countries have submitted an petition to the prime ministers of Laos and Thailand, calling for cancellation of the proposed Xayaburi Dam on the [...]

By |February 28th, 2012|Campaigns, Dams and development projects|

Sign the petition to stop Xayaburi Dam

You might have heard about the Xayaburi Dam which planned to build on the Mekong mainstream. It would devastate the river's rich fisheries and deprive millions of local people of food and income. Join the online petition, www.tinyurl.com/SavetheMekong

By |December 6th, 2011|Campaigns, Dams and development projects|

What should be the top environmental priority for the next 40 years?

What should be the top environmental priority for the next 40 years? Experts speakers argue their cases ahead of an Earthwatch debate in London this week Mission Critical is a debate hosted by Earthwatch to decide on the most important [...]

By |October 13th, 2011|Campaigns, Other News|