Private water raiding threatens temples on sand in Cambodia
Unchecked pumping of scarce water resource puts stability of ancient monuments at risk.
by Ben Doherty, from The Guardian
The five-star hotels around the ancient temples of Angkor are oases of green; sleek new buildings ringed by tropical forests and sprawling lawns.
But the water used to keep them so is being sucked from groundwater under the city, threatening the stability of the centuries-old, world heritage-listed landmark...
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Posted: October 06, 2010
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