The dam near Luang Prabang – both a World Heritage site and an seismically active zone – is “an irresponsible gamble,” experts argue.
UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee to meet July 16-31 to assess dam’s potential impact on Luang Prabang City.
Impending Luang Prabang dam sparks Unesco heritage impact assessment; Tyler Roney & Piyaporn Wongruang; The Third Pole
Luang Prabang dam in Laos raises concerns over Unesco World Heritage site…
Armchair Traveler: Luang Prabang, Laos, a small city with a rich history; Roy Ritter; Napa Valley Register
A UNESCO world heritage site, Luang Prabang, is a small city that was the capital of the Kingdom of Laos until 1975.
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Photo taken on Jan. 2, 2020 shows the sunrise scenery of Luang Prabang on the riverside of Mekong River, Laos. Luang Prabang, located aside the Mekong River, was listed by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a world heritage in 1995. (Photo by Kaikeo Saiyasane/Xinhua)
The alarm went off at 4:45 a.m., giving Steve Bergsman and his wife about 15 minutes to get ready.
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