Flashback Friday: Pedaling Peddler

Today's Flashback Friday is a look at some unusual fish trap transportation in Vietnam. One fun game to play when traveling around Southeast Asia is “Spot the 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…

Coming back to life

It may seem surprising that we recently spent a week in a Vietnam forest looking for fishes in dry wetlands, but the lack of water was part Read More…

The pedaling peddler

One fun game to play when traveling around Southeast Asia is “Spot the most unusual thing carried on the back of a bike.” While navigating the motorbike 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…

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…

Climate change in the Mekong Delta

As biologists, we often think about climate change in terms of its effects on wildlife and the environment (see Warming oceans alter fish catches, Alpine snorkeling). However, Read More…

Fresh fish, fresh data

What’s a fish surveyor to do when someone beats you to your fishing spot? Researchers from Vietnam’s Can Tho University have learned: if you can’t beat 'em, Read More…

Bottling up bizarre Mekong fishes

Cataloging all of the fish species that live in your backyard can be a massive undertaking if you live in a place as ecologically diverse as Vietnam's Read More…