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Drowning Yunnan's Valleys
August 25, 2016

Drowning Yunnan's Valleys

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In northern Yunnan, the future of multiple rural villages are under threat from hydropower dams along the Lancang.

Dams and the Rise of Lancang River Fishing
August 24, 2016

Dams and the Rise of Lancang River Fishing

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In Jinggu county, the construction of dams on the Lancang have created a recent fishing boom, though it may not last.
Pu’er Tea: Worth Its Weight in Silver
August 23, 2016

Pu’er Tea: Worth Its Weight in Silver

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In Yunnan, the city of Pu’er is renowned for producing some of the country’s most prestigious and expensive tea.

Bananas on the Lancang: Grown in Yunnan, Destined for Shanxi
August 18, 2016

Bananas on the Lancang: Grown in Yunnan, Destined for Shanxi

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
Along the banks of the Lancang in Yunnan, bananas grown from the river’s water are part of a complex network of national trade.

Dredging the Lancang River
August 11, 2016

Dredging the Lancang River

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In Simaogang, a small fleet of sand dredgers work from sunrise to sunset, shipping river sand to construction sites around Yunnan.

The Packaging of Culture: Dai Along the Lancang
August 05, 2016

The Packaging of Culture: Dai Along the Lancang

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
Spread across China, Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos, the Dai are at the crossroads of tradition and the modern world.

Entering China: Where the Mekong Ends
July 27, 2016

Entering China: Where the Mekong Ends

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In Jinghong, the gateway to southwestern China, the Mekong ends and the Lancang river begins.
The Power of Power: Laotian Village Generates Its Own Electricity
June 29, 2016

The Power of Power: Laotian Village Generates Its Own Electricity

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In a remote mountain village of northern Laos, a community has developed their own electrical grid, yet faces an uncertain future.

Laos: The Land of a Million Elephants
June 16, 2016

Laos: The Land of a Million Elephants

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
The expansion of civilization is pushing humans and elephants closer and closer together.

Damming the Nam Khan in Laos
May 25, 2016

Damming the Nam Khan in Laos

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
The Nam Khan river, a major tributary of the Mekong, is being dammed in at least 3 places, displacing thousands.

Seeing Landlocked Laos' Sea
May 12, 2016

Seeing Landlocked Laos' Sea

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright.
The Nam Ngum dam was Laos’ first major hydropower project, and it resulted in the formation of an immense reservoir--the Laos Sea.
Coffee, Kingdoms, and the Peace of Southern Laos
May 04, 2016

Coffee, Kingdoms, and the Peace of Southern Laos

By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
The area around Pakse, the largest city in southern Laos, is best known for its coffee production and the ruins of an ancient empire.

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