Lao hydraulic infrastructure frequently induces systemic, path-dependent and disruptive socio-ecological transformations.
Much of Laos and the Mekong are vulnerable to such disasters and to broader environmental threats of large hydropower dams the Mekong.
After studying alternatives to mitigate the impacts of pending dam projects in Laos and Cambodia, experts say, just say NO.
Online publication to help understand how the regional intergovernmental organization promotes rule-based water cooperation among MRC member countries.
The Korean owned PNPC dam company knew the partially built saddle dam was at risk to intense weather patterns during the monsoon season.
“China does not tell us what to do in our respective centres.” Interview on China creating the Global Centre Mekong Study (GCMS) to conduct academic research on the Mekong.
A dam under construction in Laos failed catastrophically leaving hundreds missing and thousands homeless with at least several feared dead.
China is helping Laos with its plans to develop as a regional power hub supplying electricity to Southeast Asia and China’s Yunnan province.
With less than 30% of Greater Mekong’s forests remaining, new WWF report highlights efforts by people and communities trying to stop the devastation.
While construction is well underway villagers say, “We have received nothing so far… no official from any department has come to talk to us.”