ISSUE: Damming the Mekong River ( Describing questions the what and where…
ISSUE: Damming the Mekong River
Describing questions the what and where of the issue
Where is the Mekong?
How big is the Mekong catchment?
What countries use the Mekong?
What are hydroelectric dams?
How many dams are built on the Mekong - where?
Explaining - How and why do these issues and patterns develop?
How does hydroelectricity work?
Why do countries want to dam?
How are decisions made on the Mekong?
How should the river normally flow?
How does the river aid agriculture?
Consequences - What are the impacts and on whom?
What are the environmental effects of damming?
How will dams affect farming
What are the major benefits of damming
How do dams affect fishing?
How will dams affect: Laos, Cambodia, other countries..?
Management - What could/should be done to sustainably manage the impacts?
What are the alternatives to damming for power?
How could dams be made more sustainable?
Can flooding be controlled in other ways?
Is there such a thing as a sustainable dam?