Social fishing

Fishing is sometimes a solitary pursuit – a chance to connect with nature and reflect on the world for a lone fisher with gear in hand. But Read More…

Gone solar for good

Our fisheries research often takes us to areas with little to no onsite electricity, so we have become adept at making our own power. Past successes with Read More…

Inside Myanmar

Of all the countries in the Lower Mekong Basin of Southeast Asia, Myanmar is the most unknown to the rest of the world. As the country emerges Read More…

Boat reincarnation

The day our field crew first came across this jet boat, it was clear it had been through a full, eventful life and its working days appeared Read More…

A historic Mekong journey

The Mekong River has sustained the people and nations of Southeast Asia for well over a millennium.  However, the river remained relatively uncharted well into the 19th Read More…

Playing possum – or is it oposum?

For centuries, books, movies, and many Tennessee menu items have featured the colloquial word “possum” as the name of North America’s only living marsupial. However, the true Read More…

Scientific test drive

How do you fine-tune data collection methods that you hope will become a standard across the Mekong River Basin? That's a question that has been on the Read More…

Water + Fish = Life

Water + Fish = Life. That’s one way to sum up the message of World Fisheries Day, which will be celebrated this week on November 21. The Read More…

Speaking the language of fish

When trying to communicate across different languages and cultures, we sometimes look for creative ways to find common ground. As we’ve found through our international work in Read More…