The Mekong River ecosystem has been devastated from rising water levels during the dry season, as upstream dams in China discharge water to facilitate navigation.
Hydroelectric dams in several countries on the mainstream of the Mekong River has seriously impacted people living along it, a forum heard last week.
What’s at stake when leaders from Mekong countries convene a summit early next month to reaffirm their “political commitment” to a 1995 cooperative agreement?
The Lancang-Mekong Environmental Protection Center has been inaugurated in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province.
The evidence continues to pile up on the river’s bleak future, but development and management practices continue to ignore the facts.
Women’s vision for agriculture development is so far falling flat with those implementing Thailand’s flagship EEC development project
Cambodia is among 12 countries in East Asia and the Asia-Pacific that are vulnerable to rising sea levels which could lead to the loss of land and force millions of people to relocate.
Representatives from 17 cities and provinces of the Mekong Delta and Central Highlands gathered in Pleiku city, Gia Lai province, on March 14 to seek ways for sustainable development of the Mekong Basin
Officials from southwest China’s Yunnan province have defended a plan to build a dam in the region as “fully legally compliant”, after an environment group took developers of the project to court last month for violating laws.
Environmental watchdogs express hope that the Thai government’s announcement that it will delay a decision to purchase power from the controversial planned Pak Beng Dam could signal a shift energy supply priorities.
Thailand seems likely to emerge as a model of green building in Asia, a region that is urbanizing more rapidly than any other in the world.