A Water-Fight Over Asia’s Rivers

A Water-Fight Over Asia’s Rivers.

Water politics may be more volatile than we can imagine, as this scarce commodity is becoming a priceless resource worldwide, especially during the global El Nino and El Nina crises. The focus of this article is on the vast Himalayan river network that includes the Mekong River System. These water systems are being increasingly harnessed by different countries for generating energy and as a resource for agriculture and industry as they wound their ways to the seas. Huge dams have been constructed in the last several years, affecting their ecosystem and usage in different countries.

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