Xe Kaman River

The Xe Kaman is a river of southeastern Laos. It flows through the Dong Ampham National Biodiversity Conservation Area of Attapeu Province.[1] The river is known to have populations of dolphins.[2] The area is being destroyed by a dam being built on the river.[3] The village of Ban Hin Dam lies on the river and is where boat trips are launched.[4]


  1. Claridge, Gordon (1996). An Inventory of Wetlands of the Lao P.D.R. IUCN. p. 32. ISBN 978-2-8317-0319-0. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  2. "BIODIVERSITY AND PROTECTED AREAS Lao PDR" (PDF). Regional Environmental Technical Assistance 5771 Poverty Reduction & Environmental Management in Remote Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Watersheds Project (Phase I). Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  3. http://news.mongabay.com/2015/0108-hance-long-toothed-pipistrelle.html
  4. "Dong Ampham NBCA (DAP)" (PDF). ASEAN. Retrieved 21 July 2012.

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