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Mekong River boatman Xayaburi

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Mekong River boatman Xayaburi

A boatman on the Mekong River, which is already experiencing major effects from dams built in China. The Xayaburi Dam on the Laotian part of the river could have devastating consequences for those who make their livings along the Mekong.

Samantha Page