Catch and Culture - Environment Vol 24, No 2

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03 Aug 2018

In this issue, we look at the expected impact of climate change on Mekong fisheries and how plunging prices for solar energy are affecting global electricity markets. We also examine how inland fisheries help sustain development and what the Mekong region can learn from Israel’s approach to various water-related technologies.

Table of Contents

4 Climate change (1)
Anthropogenic stress and projected effect of climate change on Mekong fisheries

10 Climate change (2)

Climate change may lead to bigger atmospheric rivers

12 Solar energy (1)

Solar seen driving global shift in energy markets

14 Solar energy (2)

Singapore’s Sunseap gets green light for $150 mln solar farm in Viet Nam

16 Solar energy (3)

New rules seen spurring investment in solar projects in Cambodia

17 Lake management

Cambodian delegation visits Thai lake

18 Lao National Tree-Planting Day

Thousands of trees planted in Lao capital

20 Crustaceans

Shrimp processing on the Tonle Sap Lake

22 Sustainable Development Goals

How inland fisheries can help to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

27 Cambodian National Fish Day

Cambodia aims to stabilise catch while further expanding aquaculture

30 Biodiversity

Building a genetic biodiversity network

32 Antimicrobial resistance

Viet Nam and Cambodia receive assistance under global antimicrobial plan

34 Conservation

Cambodian fisherman helps to conserve giant barb on Tonle Sap Lake

38 Hydropower

MRC welcomes Lao hydropower review

40 Water
A success story – what the Mekong region can learn from Israel

44 Former staff
Dr Ngor Peng Bun

45 Obituary
Mr Nguyen Viet Manh


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© Mekong River Commission 2018

Editorial Panel:

    • Truong Hong Tien, Director of Environmental Management Division
    • So Nam, Chief Environmental Management Officer
    • Heng Suthy, Regional Technical Advisor/Coordinator attached to Environment Management Division
    • Phattareeya Suanrattanachai, Fisheries Management Specialist
    • Prayooth Yaowakhan, Ecosystem and Wetland Specialist
    • Nuon Vanna, Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology Officer
    • Dao Thi Ngoc Hoang, Water Quality Officer
    • Berit Mohr, Intern at Environmental Management Division

Editor: Peter Starr
Designers: Chhut Chheana
Consulting Editor: Michele McLellan

The opinions and interpretation expressed within are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Mekong River Commission

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