19 Dec 2012
They nurture the earth, shape wondrous landscapes, and give life to flora and fauna.
In Southeast Asia, major rivers such as the Mekong are also essential lifelines
in Burma and neighboring countries, serving as transport lanes, harvesting basins,
commerce routes and unique ecosystems to secure food and energy supplies
for communities. But this delicate balance is under threat, and local artists throughout
the region are raising their voices in alarm.