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Devastating Laos dam collapse leads to deforestation of protected forests

This article reviews the catastrophic impacts of dam collapse in the Southern Laos in July 2018 which results in deaths, devastated communities, forced thousands to flee and ripped through areas of protected rainforest, including detrimental effects on the regions forests.

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Field Value
Document type Archived web content
Language of document
  • English
  • Community forest
  • Disasters
  • Hydropower dams
  • Protected forests
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Copyright Yes
Version / Edition 1
License Creative Commons Attribution
Author (individual) Chris Humphrey
Publisher Mongabay
Publication date 2018
Date uploaded January 7, 2019, 08:07 (UTC)
Date modified December 13, 2019, 04:53 (UTC)