March 06, 2019
Are We Seeing the Mekong River's 'Last Days'?
By Benjamin Zawacki
A book review of Last Days of the Mighty Mekong, Brian Eyler, Zed 2019.
December 19, 2018
The Trouble With the Lancang Mekong Cooperation Forum
By Shang-su Wu
The LMC was born from China’s unilateral dam building, but that same fact may also undermine the forum in the end.
August 02, 2018
Laos' Dam Disaster May Not Be Its Last
By Tom Fawthrop
The cost-cutting and lack of oversight that led to the dam's collapse plague other hydropower projects across the country.
November 17, 2017
A Bright Future in Cambodia’s Energy Sector?
By Sabrina Gyorvary
Rather than ecologically harmful dams, Cambodia should explore solar power to fill its energy gap.
December 07, 2016
Why the Mekong River Commission Matters
By Gabriella Neusner
Despite its limitations, the body is key to ongoing efforts to save one of the world’s largest and longest rivers.
April 06, 2016
Mekong Under ‘Very High’ Threat: Vietnam
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Another study predicts adverse effects for one of the world’s greatest rivers if no action is taken.
March 23, 2016
China and the Mekong Delta: Water Savior or Water Tyrant?
By Margaret Zhou
Don't be fooled by reports about China discharging water to alleviate drought along the Mekong.
March 12, 2016
Drought Fans Tensions Along the Mekong
By Luke Hunt
Thailand and Laos trade barbs.
January 22, 2016
Mekong River Commission Faces Radical Change
By Luke Hunt
Donors have dropped their funding, forcing a radical restructuring.