Monthly Archives: November 2011

Why We Shouldn’t Dam the World’s Most Productive River

18 Nov, 2011 - By

It’s unclear why so many species of giant fish occur in the Mekong River, the 2,700-mile (4,350-kilometer) river that runs from southern China to the delta south of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Certainly part of the answer is the river’s size: Large rivers have more space and more food to accommodate larger fish. Another […]

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