Over the past decade the Mekong delta region has seen a net loss of one million people due to the new climate regime
China has the upper hand over a resource that serves as the economic lifeblood of its poor southern backyard.
Cambodia’s Tonle Sap, a lake known as the country’s “beating heart,” faces a more rapid decline than previously estimated, according to a new study.
China acknowledges concerns about the impacts on people’s livelihoods of its rapid-blasting, Mekong channelization project–may amend/cancel the project.
Hydropower development will likely deal a serious economic blow to Cambodia, with dire outlooks for its fisheries and rice outputs predicts Mekong River Commission (MRC).
In the Kep Archipelago a small NGO is working to establish a marine refuge that will keep the trawlers at bay so seagrass meadows can recover and depleted fish stocks can return to life.
Laos is going forward with Don Sarong Dam, without approval from the Mekong River Commission and in defiance of protests from NGOs and downstream countries.
Can Mekong fish climb ladders: some fisheries scientist think so, others don’t.
Cooperation between Cambodia and Viet Nam in water management and development in the Sesan and Srepok River basins is vital for food security.
Home to Thailand’s largest petrochemical and industrial hub, the coastal province is plagued with pollution. A major oil spill four years ago added further insult to the injury.