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Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
Mekong River part 3  Save the Mekong
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Mekong River part 3 Save the Mekong

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This presentation is created to be used in an on-line teaching course of Southeast Asian Studies. This course is offered only to a group of wonderful students of Lodi High School, Wisconsin, USA.

This presentation is created to be used in an on-line teaching course of Southeast Asian Studies. This course is offered only to a group of wonderful students of Lodi High School, Wisconsin, USA.

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  • 1. Brainstorm Race
  • 2. Brainstorm Race • What do you remember in your last lesson?
  • 3. Brainstorm Race • What do you remember in your last lesson? • Work with your group from yesterday
  • 4. Brainstorm Race • What do you remember in your last lesson? • Work with your group from yesterday • Brainstorm what you’ve learnt about the Mekong
  • 5. Brainstorm Race • What do you remember in your last lesson? • Work with your group from yesterday • Brainstorm what you’ve learnt about the Mekong • You’ve got 4 minutes so DO it as fast as you can
  • 6. Brainstorm Race • What do you remember in your last lesson? • Work with your group from yesterday • Brainstorm what you’ve learnt about the Mekong • You’ve got 4 minutes so DO it as fast as you can • NO TALKING!!!!!!!
  • 7. Brainstorm Race • What do you remember in your last lesson? • Work with your group from yesterday • Brainstorm what you’ve learnt about the Mekong • You’ve got 4 minutes so DO it as fast as you can • NO TALKING!!!!!!! • Then present it to the class
  • 8. Transnational Cooperation
  • 9. •Established in 1995 between Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam •Assist in management and use of the Mekong •The only inter-governmental agency working with government of each country •Joint management of shared water resources & sustainable development
  • 10. •Established in 1995 between Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam •Assist in management and use of the Mekong •The only inter-governmental agency working with government of each country •Joint management of shared water resources & sustainable development
  • 11. •Established in 1995 between Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam •Assist in management and use of the Mekong •The only inter-governmental agency working with government of each country •Joint management of shared water resources & sustainable development
  • 12. Mekong Under Threat •Granted approval to investigate 11 dams on the Mekong •11 dams are claimed to harm river’s ecology •Block fish migration •Loss of local people’s income
  • 13. Mekong Mainstream Dam Plans
  • 14. Mekong Mainstream Dam Plans
  • 15. Mekong Mainstream Dam Plans • 7 dams in Laos • 2 dams in Cambodia • 2 dams on Thai-Lao borders • Over 14,000 megawatts of electricity • Sent to Thailand and Vietnam
  • 16. Don Sahong Dam •July 2009, 9 dams were at feasibility stage •Don Sahong and Xayaburi Dam were at detailed design stage (2013 and 2020) •Don Sahong Dam will block fish migration
  • 17. Don Sahong Dam •July 2009, 9 dams were at feasibility stage •Don Sahong and Xayaburi Dam were at detailed design stage (2013 and 2020) •Don Sahong Dam will block fish migration
  • 18. Siphandone • Characterized by numerous islands, wide river with deep pools, narrow channels, rapid, small islets • Migratory species move upriver to deep pools in Siphandone area • Up to 75% of Tonle Sap fish migrate to Siphandone during dry season
  • 19. Siphandone • Characterized by numerous islands, wide river with deep pools, narrow channels, rapid, small islets • Migratory species move upriver to deep pools in Siphandone area • Up to 75% of Tonle Sap fish migrate to Siphandone during dry season
  • 20. Siphandone • Characterized by numerous islands, wide river with deep pools, narrow channels, rapid, small islets • Migratory species move upriver to deep pools in Siphandone area • Up to 75% of Tonle Sap fish migrate to Siphandone during dry season
  • 21. Siphandone • Characterized by numerous islands, wide river with deep pools, narrow channels, rapid, small islets • Migratory species move upriver to deep pools in Siphandone area • Up to 75% of Tonle Sap fish migrate to Siphandone during dry season
  • 22. Siphandone • Characterized by numerous islands, wide river with deep pools, narrow channels, rapid, small islets • Migratory species move upriver to deep pools in Siphandone area • Up to 75% of Tonle Sap fish migrate to Siphandone during dry season
  • 23. Siphandone • Characterized by numerous islands, wide river with deep pools, narrow channels, rapid, small islets • Migratory species move upriver to deep pools in Siphandone area • Up to 75% of Tonle Sap fish migrate to Siphandone during dry season
  • 24. Video Clip: Save the Mekong http://youtu.be/ZhdHvPfKkoA • Watch the clip ‘save the Mekong’
  • 25. Don Sahong Dam http://youtu.be/ZhdHvPfKkoA
  • 26. Summarize from the Clip
  • 27. Answer the questions
  • 28. Dam or No Dam? •Brainstorming on.... •What are positive aspects of dam? •What are negative aspects of dam?
  • 29. http://www.mrcmekong.org/about-the-mrc/ http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Mekong+River +fisherman&um=1&hl=th&client=safari&sa=N&rls=en&biw=1020&bih=635&tbm=isch&tbnid=dmA2_xSjN7Fij M:&imgrefurl=http://www.britannica.com/bps/media-view/ 92881/1/0/0&docid=oAm2SyrwTYRwNM&imgurl=http://media-3.web.britannica.com/eb-media// 21/93121-050-878F4D70.jpg&w=1600&h=1097&ei=6_m_TvHJMonLrQfv9IW_AQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=710& vpy=306&dur=2164&hovh=186&hovw=271&tx=174&ty=97&sig=106310772108964024319&page=1&tbnh=135&t bnw=153&start=0&ndsp=13&ved=1t:429,r:8,s:0 http://maps.grida.no/go/graphic/the-mekong-river-survival-for-millions http://tonlesap.net/ http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5039980 http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTEASTASIAPACIFIC/Resources/226262-1151703454492/ Mekong_MWRAS_hydromap.gif http://www.cambodiancommunityday.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=63&Itemid=80 http://www.reuters.com/resources/r/?m=02&d=20070307&t=2&i=444980&w=460&fh=&fw=&ll=&pl=&r=444980 http://thailand.prd.go.th/thailand_illustrated/content.php?s_id=287 http://www.laos-guide-999.com/vientiane-boat-racing-festival.html http://www.parish-without-borders.net/cditt/cambodia/culture/waterfest2.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:TonleSapMap.png http://www.srisiamholidays.com/images/stories/Cambodia/Maps/cambodia%20wetland.gif http://images.smh.com.au/2010/06/25/1644221/Mekong-Fishing-net-420x0.jpg References

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