A survey conducted in 2019 had recorded 26 dolphins between the Mandalay-Kyaukmyaing Conservation Area and about 76 dolphins between Mandalay and Bhamo.
Some may still be hiding in Vietnamese lakes and rivers, and maybe even across the border in Laos. We just need to find the survivors, catch them, and bring a breeding pair together before it’s too late.
In Quảng Bình province, on the coast of central Vietnam, priests and religious have backed since last August local protests against the construction of a dam that puts the homes of hundreds of families at risk.
Nearly 200 megawatts (MW)of electricity from Dan Sahong Dam in Laos was linked to Cambodia’s national grid this week after the dam finished tests on four electricity generators.
There is good economic rationale why the dam planned at Luang Prabang, or others for the Mekong main stream, may not be completed.
Chansaveng Buongnong, chief of Laos’ Department of Energy Policy and Planning, recently assured the media that the latest Luang Prabang project will not affect the river’s ecosystem.