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Think of the pressure change you feel when an elevator zips you up multiple floors in a tall building. Imagine how you'd feel if that elevator carried you all the way up to the top of Mt. Everest — in the blink of an eye.
Scientists discovered an average of three new biological species each week in the Greater Mekong region of Asia, including such unique life forms as a fish with vampire-like fangs and a 22-foot tall carnivorous plant, international conservation group WWF announced on Wednesday.
Population growth, urbanization, increasing pollution, soil erosion and climate variations are all reflected in the management and adequacy of the world's waters.
Southeast Asian leaders are set to lean on China during talks as controversy builds over the cause of the shrinking lower Mekong River.
Researchers reported the discovery of 163 new species in the Greater Mekong region last year, and now they are at risk of becoming extinct due to climate change.
A new WWF report released Thursday finds that pollution in Asiaâ€™s Mekong River is putting dolphins in Laos and Cambodia at risk of extinction.
A UN report said Thursday that a dam-building spree in China poses the greatest threat to the future of the already beleaguered Mekong, one of the world's major rivers and a key source of water for the region.
Researchers have reported the discovery of more than 1,000 new species in the Greater Mekong region over the past decade.
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