A Community Fishing Day in Laos

The Nam Ngum River in Laos creates a swamp near the capital city of Vientiane, and one day each year this normally protected area becomes a hive Read More…

Catching eels at home

When people talk about “fishing by hand” in Laos, it can literally mean sticking your hand with a hook into the hole of an eel. Freshwater eels Read More…

Amazon Inspiration for the Mekong Basin

Learning from others around the world and conducting research that builds on the existing global body of knowledge is a cornerstone of scientific progress. This is some Read More…

What makes a fisher?

On World Fisheries Day today, which is intended to recognize the importance of fisheries and fishing communities worldwide, we wanted to reflect on the question: who exactly Read More…

Small in scale, but not importance

In September, FISHBIO attended the 2nd World Small-Scale Fisheries Congress, held in the city of Merida in Yucatan, Mexico. This meeting brought together over 400 people from Read More…

Women and fisheries

In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, we wanted to shine a spotlight on the important but often hidden contributions of women in supporting and Read More…