Mekong River Commissions recent State of the Basin Report is laudable, but the next iteration needs to serve decision-makers better.
“Hydropower development through 2040 will eliminate migratory fish in large parts of the Mekong. No Mekong migratory fish species will be able to survive in the reservoirs of dams planned by 2020 and 2040.
The salinity rates had never been so high in previous years since Chợ Lách is located furthest from the sea in the province.
In 2018, solar panels were installed on the last of the 400 homes in Wong Wan, under a community-led initiative that finally solved a problem that authorities had not been able to fix in decades.
Thousands of indigenous Kuy people in Preah Vihear province are losing their livelihoods as due to one Chinese company clearing 20,000 hectares of forests and locals’ farmland.
Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia’s timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.
Before his abduction, Sombath had challenged massive land deals negotiated by the government that had left thousands of rural Lao villagers homeless with little paid in compensation, sparking rare, popular protests.
Centuries-old techniques are taking on a new hue with Thao Vu, fashion designer and founder of Kilomet109, leading to a revival of time-worn traditions through collaboration with 45 artisans from ethnic minority groups.
The snaring crisis in Southeast Asia appears to have claimed the lives of the country’s last wild tigers.