Run4Salmon: The long way home

For many of us, “going home” consists of getting in a car and driving to reach our houses. For winter-run Chinook salmon that historically spawned on the Read More…

Celebrating Lao New Year

Lao New Year or “Pi Mai Lao” is a traditional Lao Buddhist holiday to celebrate the coming of a good new year. The three-day celebration usually takes Read More…

Hawaiian Fishing Shrine

While attending the World Conservation Congress in Honolulu Hawaii last year, we also had a chance to take in some of Hawaii’s unique natural and cultural heritage. Read More…

Giving Alms

Alms giving is a Buddhist ceremony that is an indispensable part of Lao culture. Lao people give alms every morning on special Buddhist days, and some people Read More…

Flashback Friday: Seeing Red

Tonight marks the start of the Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year. While 2017 is the Year of the Rooster, we thought it was Read More…

Destination Iceland

In a recent blog post, we shared video highlights from FISHBIO’s trip to Iceland to meet with fellow service representatives of the VAKI Riverwatcher. The trip was Read More…

Green, stringy, and oh so tasty

Many Lao foods come from nature. People will harvest different plants and animals from the forest or rivers, and the cooking style and taste will vary depending Read More…

Seeing Red

When some of our U.S. staff arrived in Vientiane this week to spend some time at the Lao office, one of the first things we noticed was Read More…

Celebrating Hmong New Year

It really is a small world after all. Although we may travel to work in distant places like Laos, we recently realized how similar things can be Read More…

Eyes afloat

While boating around the Mekong Delta in Vietnam, it’s hard not to get the impression that you’re being watched. Fishing boats and cargo barges alike keep a Read More…