World’s largest freshwater fish threatened

Bangkok Post
March 13, 2013

The 16th Conference of Parties of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Cites) has brought thousands of delegates from over 150 countries to Bangkok to discuss cross-border cooperation, sustainable use of biodiversity and transnational endangered species issues.

The importance of these issues is not lost on people living in the countries that share the Mekong _ namely Thailand, China, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam _ grapple with similar topics as part of the ongoing debate about mainstream dams on the river.

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