A great review of a new book on Water Wars in Southeast Asia over at New Mandala came across the wires, serendipitously enough, at the same time as this tidbit:
- The Mekong River in Thailand has run dry, forcing cargo ships to halt transport of export goods.
- In not unrelated news, Ethnic Minority Groups in Cambodia are experiencing increasing loss not only of lands, but of livelihoods.
- And you don’t have to be non-Khmer to get your poor ass kicked off of land some predator thinks could be valuable. [A very impressive slideshow on the site that resists embedding]