Situation Report on the Mekong River in 2020

“From the Beginning to the End of the Year:Sediment-starved Mekong and the Algae Bloom” On 29 October 2019, the Xayaburi dam began its operation. It was also the beginning of unprecedented changes in the Mekong river ecosystems: the sediment-starved Mekong. Between November 2019 and April 2020, the section of the Mekong, downstream of the dam, … Continue reading Situation Report on the Mekong River in 2020

Sound of the Wolf From the Headwaters of Lancang River

Sound of the Wolf From the Headwaters of Lancang River[1] The Chinese embassy spokespersons’s remarks on the “Mekong-related Media Report Targeting China” released on 5 July 2019 and the Mekong River Council (MRC)’s recent news release on the decreasing water flow from China’s Jinghong station on 3 July 2019 are not coincidental. They are, instead, … Continue reading Sound of the Wolf From the Headwaters of Lancang River