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