Flashback Friday: Money Fish

Tax Day is coming – what if you could pay with fish? Today's Flashback Friday is about a fish so valuable to the local economy in Cambodia Read More…

Film Friday: Studying Wetlands in 85 Seconds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsUbuFAwjiA Yesterday, February 2, was World Wetlands Day, a day for celebrating the many important services that wetlands provide. For today's Film Friday, we're featuring our video Read More…

Aquaponics in Cambodia

Aquaponics, a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, is an emerging field in agriculture. An aquaponics set up is a closed system in which crops are planted in Read More…

Celebrating Stories of Change

The Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET) celebrated its 10th birthday in January with a daylong meeting that brought together donors, policy makers, stakeholders, and research partners in Read More…

Off the Beaten Path

It has been nearly a year and a half since we began working on a collaborative project surveying small wetlands in Cambodia and Vietnam, and we have Read More…

Valuing Wetlands in Southeast Asia

World Wetlands Day (today) celebrates the important role that wetlands play in communities across the globe. February 2 marks the day of the adoption of the Convention Read More…

Money (fish) that grows on trees

In Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake, daily life revolves around fish and water. During the monsoon season, the Tonle Sap River rises and floods the forests around the Read More…

Life afloat

Tonle Sap Lake has been called the heart of the Mekong. This dynamic Cambodian lake is the largest freshwater body in Southeast Asia, and it has been Read More…

Urban fishing

Fishing in Mekong cities looks a bit different than catching fish in rural villages. During a recent visit to Cambodia to train local researchers (see Makeshift lab), Read More…

Makeshift lab

Sometimes, conducting research in challenging environments like the Mekong calls for improvising with the resources at hand. In this case, we performed a fish marking training on Read More…