The Don Sahong Dam and the Irrawaddy Dolphin



Posted on 20 May 2008  | 
"The Don Sahong Dam and the Irrawaddy Dolphin" science brief.
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A science brief from WWF
By Mark R.Bezuijen, Richard Zanre, Marc Goichot
Vientiane, September 2007

"The Don Sahong Dam and the Irrawaddy Dolphin"  science brief  examines available information on the potential impact of the proposed Don Sahong hydroelectric dam to the Irrawaddy. A more detailed impact assessment would be required when further information on the proposed dam is available.

In this science brief:
  •    The proposed Don Sahong Dam
  •    Irrawaddy Dolphin in the Mekong River
  •    The Dolphin Pool
    • Dolphins
    • Dolphin-based tourism
    • Transboundary Wetland Agreement
  • Potential Impacts of Don Sahong Dam
    • Potential Impacts
    • Mitigation


"The Don Sahong Dam and the Irrawaddy Dolphin" science brief.
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