Questions mount over the Xayaburi Dam’s changes to water and sediment flows as the river swallows farmers’ land.
Tag: Mekong river
Dams on the Mekong decimating tributary fisheries
Thailand’s last free-flowing Mekong River tributary is losing valuable fish species due to the mainstream dams.
Lao dam lawsuit failure shows need to revise cross-border deals
Court dismissal of Xayaburi dam lawsuit highlights the need to strengthen accountability of cross-border investments.
The last generation of fisher folk in Ban Tamui
People who once relied on the Mekong for their livelihood can no longer depend on it and are looking elsewhere to make a living.
Living in fear along the Mekong
The Laos government’s response to July’s deadly dam collapse was not enough. Socheata Sim, programme manager for Oxfam’s Mekong Regional Water Governance Program, explains why.
China’s Supply of Cheap Energy to Southeast Asia Could Stall Hydropower Development: Analyst
An abundance of cheap power from China could stall Laos’ plans to become the “battery of Southeast Asia.”
Thailand-Vietnam sign 10 deals for greater coooperation
They emphasised the importance of management of the Mekong River to ensure balance between economic growth and environmental protection.