Developing hydropower is threatening the numerous fishing villages that line the Mekong River, which are seeing fish stocks dwindle as new dams spring up.
Scientists lay out what dam construction could mean for residents and the environment in the region.
“[Thai officials] come maybe 10 times – men and women. They have us line up, show our pink cards, call out our names, we raise our hands, they’re gone.”
Environmental issues threaten sustainability of Tonle Sap Lake which a million Cambodians depend on for their livelihoods
A year after Vietnam’s worst environmental disaster, lives remain ruined while the government cracks down on protesters seeking compensation
In this video, community leaders at Kampong Khleang in the Tonle Sap Lake, expose to us (Scientists for the Mekong) the corruption of authorities receiving bribes and allowing illegal fishing by Vietnamese ‘trawlers’ on the Lake, plus the impacts on their own livelihoods.