Film Friday: Catching Fish, Collecting Data

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CLDwuTKJGg&t Today's Film Friday highlights a participatory research project we conducted with fishermen in Laos. With support from the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund, we trained Read More…

Film Friday: The Nakasng Fish Landing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4ct-d-X6OY Today's Film Friday is a look at bustling Nakasang Fish Landing, located on the Mekong River in Laos near the border with Cambodia. This site is 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…

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…

Need a lift?

  Lift nets (called Gadung in Lao) are one of the most common types of fishing gear used in Southeast Asia. The gear consists of a fine Read More…

‘Tis the season

That time of year has come again. Though the folks in the Mekong are not thinking about the holiday season we celebrate in the USA. The current Read More…