Cambodia's 'beating heart' and climate change disaster (Al Jazeera)

Chong Kneas, Cambodia – No celebrations took place this year. For the fourth time since 2010, the Cambodian government cancelled this November’s water festival – a hallowed three-day event marking the change in direction of the river feeding Southeast Asia’s largest lake, the Tonle Sap. Low water levels and persistent drought, officials claimed, ruled out squandering…