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Thai Mekong Campaigner Awarded Prominent Environmental Prize

Thai Mekong Campaigner Awarded Prominent Environmental Prize

By Sebastian Strangio
The efforts of Niwat Roykaew, known commonly as “Khru Ti,” were instrumental in halting a China-led channel deepening project.
Cambodian Fishermen Pull Endangered Giant Stingray From Mekong River

Cambodian Fishermen Pull Endangered Giant Stingray From Mekong River

By Sebastian Strangio
The discovery is a reminder of the rich aquatic ecology that is at risk from unbounded hydropower developments.

Laos Pushes Forward With Seventh Mekong River Dam Project

Laos Pushes Forward With Seventh Mekong River Dam Project

By Sebastian Strangio
The Phou Ngoy dam is one of nine hydropower projects that the Lao government is planning on the mainstream of the Mekong River.

Troubled Waters in the Mekong Region

Troubled Waters in the Mekong Region

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with journalist Abby Seiff about the challenges facing Cambodia's Tonle Sap lake.

Hydropower Dams Have Had ‘Profound’ Impact on Mekong River, Monitor Claims

Hydropower Dams Have Had ‘Profound’ Impact on Mekong River, Monitor Claims

By Sebastian Strangio
A year of data from the Mekong Dam Monitor shows the extent of the impact on Southeast Asia's longest river.
A Perfect Dry: The Mekong River Enters its Fourth Year of Drought

A Perfect Dry: The Mekong River Enters its Fourth Year of Drought

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with Brian Eyler of the Stimson Center.

Addressing Climate Change in the Mekong-Ganges Region

Addressing Climate Change in the Mekong-Ganges Region

By Lohita Solanki
The newfound attention on climate change at the MGC is a recent development, but a necessary one.
4 Dams on the Upper Mekong in Yunnan, China: 2011-2019

4 Dams on the Upper Mekong in Yunnan, China: 2011-2019

By Scott Ezell
Firsthand glimpses of how dam construction changed the river over the course of eight years.

The Flashpoints of Hun Sen’s Cambodia

The Flashpoints of Hun Sen’s Cambodia

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with Ou Virak about human rights, China's rise, and the plight of the Mekong River.

Hydropower vs Heritage: Will Laos Lose Luang Prabang?

Hydropower vs Heritage: Will Laos Lose Luang Prabang?

By Tom Fawthrop
Another Mekong dam project threatens to cost the former royal capital its UNESCO World Heritage status.

New Monitoring Platform to Scrutinize China’s Mekong Dams

New Monitoring Platform to Scrutinize China’s Mekong Dams

By Sebastian Strangio
The launch comes amid rising controversy over the impact of Chinese dams on downstream nations.
Amid US Criticisms, China Offers Mekong Nations Access to Crucial River Data

Amid US Criticisms, China Offers Mekong Nations Access to Crucial River Data

By Sebastian Strangio
The move is a welcome development for downstream nations, but only underlines China's strategic hold over the crucial waterway.

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