The Ecologist


Mekong: 1/2 of 2

Khone-Phapheng Falls. Photo: hiroo yamagata via

The Mekong must run free!

Tom Fawthrop

14th December 2013

The Mekong is among Southeast Asia's greatest rivers, sustaining tens of millions from its abundant fisheries and its floodwaters which both irrigate and fertilise. But as Tom Fawthrop reports, Nature's bounty, and beauty, are at risk from a series of 11 dams. more...
Mekong River

Climate hotspot: sea level rise threatens millions in Mekong Delta rice belt


20th January, 2012

Some 60 million people depend on the Mekong River for their livelihoods but sea level rise and severe weather puts the area at risk, as Gratianne Quade's unique film shows more...

Mekong: 1/2 of 2


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