“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.
Backed by NASA, researchers from Michigan State University will spend three years analyzing sites in the lower Mekong River basin in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Higher payments for more wildlife sightings and improved protections for wildlife work.
Can Mekong fish climb ladders: some fisheries scientist think so, others don’t.
Stockholm Environment Institute’s 2017 SEI Science Forum aims to support a dynamic and enduring exchange between science, people and policy, specifically focusing on the Asian region.
In commemoration of LaoFAB’s 10th anniversary, the top 25 most popular research papers and reports in its repository have been made public. The list is dominated by studies of land concessions and food security.
Freshwater fish play a surprisingly crucial role in feeding some of the world’s most vulnerable people, according to a study published Monday (Oct. 24) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
“It was eye-opening just how many people are deeply dependent on freshwater fisheries as sources of protein,” says Pete McIntyre, a lead co-author of the study and professor of zoology in the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. “Many people in poor nations do not get much animal protein to eat, and freshwater fish provide protein for the nutritional equivalent of 158 million people around the world.”