Mekong Adventures with the ARIS

The Mekong River is a challenging place for fisheries research due to its turbid waters, dynamic hydrology, and the often remote location of sampling sites. These challenges Read More…

River Legends: The Irrawaddy River Dolphin

Legends tell of a goddess who lived in the Yangtze River in China. The goddess in these tales is really the Baiji (Lipotes vexillifer), a freshwater dolphin Read More…

Bringing Conservation Full Circle

Sometimes it takes a while to see an idea become a reality. We first started working with local fishers in the villages of Ang Noi and Sakai Read More…

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…

A Fish Conservation Zone Blessing

As our efforts to establish a Fish Conservation Zone (FCZ) at Kengmai Rapids in Laos drew to a close, we marked the milestone with a ceremony, a Read More…