Catch and Culture Newsletter
12 August 2021
In this edition, we look at water quality across the Lower Mekong Basin, a Lao wind farm project to export power to Viet Nam and a new study highlighting the need to identify organisms at greatest risk from plastic pollution – especially those in freshwater habitats. Our August issue also examines financial aspects of climate change in the region and of biodiversity loss worldwide.
21 April 2021
In this issue, we look at the costs of replacing fish catch losses in the Mekong region with alternative food sources from aquaculture, livestock or crops. We also highlight a recent increase in fisheries research in the Lower Mekong Basin. In other research developments, we examine the Cambodian discovery of a new virus in a Mekong bat species that's closer to SARS-CoV-2 than any other closely related viruses found outside China to date.
14 December 2020
Our last issue for a year like no other examines a new aquifer project in Cambodia and Viet Nam, a vulnerable carp species threatened by illegal fishing and a new way for fish farmers to monitor water with remote-sensing satellite technology from Japan. We also look at selected economic, commodity, food security and environmental statistics for Lower Mekong countries from a global yearbook revived after an absence of seven years.
9 September 2019