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Thai cabinet halts rapids blasting project on Upper Mekong

In a momentous win for the Mekong River, this week the Thai cabinet formally called for cancellation of the Lancang-Mekong Navigation Channel Improvement Project, popularly known as the Mekong “rapids blasting” project. The cabinet decision is the culmination of decades of campaigning by Thai Mekong communities and civil-society groups, aided by environmentalists, who have worked […]

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