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World in Progress: Asia's troubled Mekong River

The Mekong River begins in Tibet and runs through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia before exiting in Vietnam's delta region. But ever since China built several mega dams along the river, the rhythm of the flowing giant has been getting out of sync. So what does this mean for the environment and the people living alongside the world's twelfth longest the river?

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Reporters: Holger Senzel and Lena Bodewein

Presenter: Neil King