Mekong Citizen stories and discussions
From Spectators to Partners in Change
How a diverse group of experts is strengthening public participation
There is less water than usual to fill the Mekong this year. Mainstream dams add to this issue, making it so even less water reaches dependent downstream communities, such as these in Vietnam.
A short film about environmental issues in the Chindwin River Basin in Myanmar
Dary’s voice: how women in Cambodia are speaking out
Damming on the Mekong could threaten lives and livelihoods. Women like Dary are becoming strong advocates for their communities' needs.
Distant voices: the role of local knowledge in Mekong fisheries management
A case study from Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, shows the potential to use Local Ecological Knowledge (LEK) in tandem with GIS mapping to create more sustainable Mekong Fisheries and make river management more democratic.
Hydropower: Voices from Communities
“Hydropower – Voices from Communities” is a photovoice reflection from the communities affected by hydropower projects in the Highlands of Vietnam
Bringing Nature Back
The Mekong region faces some of the world’s most damaging weather-related disasters. Storms, floods, and drought visit the region every year. Climate change stands to intensify these impacts.
Dialogues with the Rivers
A contest asking for the images and stories of Vietnam's rivers received nearly 600 photo story entries over 5 months. Along with a few of those stories, we present the story of the effect that such a dialogue had on generating awareness and value of a nation's rivers.
The Last Forest
We made this short film to show the world what's happening in Prey Lang forest, Stung treng Province in Northern Cambodia.
Hydropower Opportunities, Limitations and Challenges in Thailand
Dr. Jakkrit Sangkamanee explains Thai energy and hydropower issues through illustration in this interactive video, the first part of a series on Improving Hydropower Decision-Making Processes.