TV5MONDE – Environment : the man who swims against pollution at the Mekong river


Interview with Rémi Camus, adventurer.

The Mekong was again the last great free river on the planet. Today, this vital resource for Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Burma is bristling with dams and what is more the river is extremely polluted. This pollution not only puts endangered fauna and flora but also the population next to the river.

Rémi Camus swam down  4,400 km of the Mekong. A sporting and ecological adventure to raise awareness on the dangers threatening this great Asian river.

● Date of publication: 11/06/2014
● Duration: 12:46
● Media: TV5MODE