Much of Laos and the Mekong are vulnerable to such disasters and to broader environmental threats of large hydropower dams the Mekong.
Online publication to help understand how the regional intergovernmental organization promotes rule-based water cooperation among MRC member countries.
Governments are advised not to try to increase GDP at all costs while neglecting sustainable development says economist.
Open pit coal mines in Vietnam cause toxic trace metal element accumulation in the edible parts of crops.
“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.
Although Vietnam’s forest coverage has increased, the quality has been declining, says the director of the Silviculture Research Institute.
The tallest species of flying birds on earth, and Tram Chim National Park in Dong Thap province used to be their top destination in the Mekong Delta.
Productivity may not last forever. In fact, delta farmers and other residents are already experiencing problems.
In its pollution fight, the Hanoi city council this month approved a ban on motorcycles by 2030, hoping to boost public transport, including a new train system.
With less than 30% of Greater Mekong’s forests remaining, new WWF report highlights efforts by people and communities trying to stop the devastation.
The 131 approved businesses and industries for these zones are not “green, high-tech, and knowledge-based” as stated goals–they’re completely the opposite.
But the real game changer will be the Pan-Asia Railway Network, with separate routs via Vietnam and Cambodia, one through Laos and the third through Myanmar.