Researchers from Utrecht University have found that increased salt intrusion and tides in the Mekong Delta relate to sediment starvation from upstream dams and sand mining in the delta.
Huge milestone in sustainable water governance in Myanmar was reached last month with the launching of the Myanmar language edition of the first-ever published reference book on hydrogeology in the country.
Proponents of hydropower are out in full force in Madrid this week, keen to profit from and perpetuate the myth of hydropower’s climate benefits.
Identifying and implementing new business opportunities that leverage the highspeed railway will be central to the ultimate significance of the project for Laos.
The analysis has indicated that the extremely low flows now being experienced in the Mekong, during one of the worst droughts ever experienced in the region, have changed the water color.
Myanmar is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to the effects of climate change, and is grossly unprepared to deal with the consequences, warns historian Dr Thant Myint-U.
Last year, Thailand banned the import of foreign e-waste. Yet new factories are opening across the country, and tons of e-waste are being processed, environmental monitors and industry experts said.