Mekong River dams are generating big problem for locals as fluctuating water levels are destroying migratory fish patterns in places where fish are the main source of income and protein
In Thailand’s southern province of Phang-nga, officials were overjoyed Sunday when this year’s first baby leatherback turtle hatched and emerged from its nest onto the beach.
Left off the table in the visit was the Myitsone hydropower dam, a $3.6bn Chinese mega-project in Myanmar’s northern Kachin state that was frozen in 2011 after widespread opposition.
Preah Sihanouk provincial officials yesterday clashed with a group of villagers armed with sticks and machetes as the officials were trying to dismantle illegally built homes in the Ream National Park.
Letter to 92 Deputies representing the 13 Mekong Delta provinces in the National Assembly: urgent public consultation needed on PetroVietnam’s involvement in the Luang Prabang Dam in Laos due to potential impacts on the delta’s 20 million inhabitants.
Thailand faces a host of interrelated challenges facing amidst dramatically changing demographics.
Objectives include more equitable livelihoods, sustainable landscape management, stronger local and regional monitoring toward sustainable development, and better local and national policies for delta sustainability.