A bamboo fish trap off one of Laos’ Four Thousand Islands. Picture: Alamy A bamboo fish trap off one of Laos’ Four Thousand Islands. Picture: Alamy
A bamboo fish trap off one of Laos’ Four Thousand Islands. Picture: Alamy

Review |
The Mekong is mighty no more: demise of the great river system lamented in Brian Eyler’s new book

  • Author sounds a stark warning about the impact dams are having along the once-mighty river
  • The Last Days of the Mighty Mekong cites the failures of both Western and Asian agencies, and calls for solutions to stem the damage before it is too late

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A bamboo fish trap off one of Laos’ Four Thousand Islands. Picture: Alamy A bamboo fish trap off one of Laos’ Four Thousand Islands. Picture: Alamy
A bamboo fish trap off one of Laos’ Four Thousand Islands. Picture: Alamy
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