Documents of category Biota

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The Don Sahong Dam

The Don Sahong Dam – the second in a cascade of eleven hydropower dams planned on the lower Mekong mainstream – would irreversibly alter fish migrations throughout the lower Mekong River Basin, with
potentially devastating consequences for the river’s rich ecosystems and the livelihoods and food security of hundreds of thousands...

Published by: International River - Author: International River,
Published on: Nov 2015 - Uploaded on: Jun 2016
File size: 4.6 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Food security , Lower Mekong River Basin , Don Sahong Dam
Category: Biota

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WWF-Vietnam Strategy 2015 - 2020

WWF – Vietnam have recently created our first 5 Year Strategy Report.Please click the link to download the brochure.The document was produced along side our 20 Year anniversary report, which was launched at our 20 Year Anniversary Event on June 4 2015.

Published by: WWF - Author: WWF,
Published on: Jun 2015 - Uploaded on: Sep 2015
File size: 1.6 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): natural resources , flora and fauna , climate change resilience
Category: Biota

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Mysterious Mekong: New Species Discoveries 2012-2013

An extraordinary 367 new species were discovered in the Greater Mekong in 2012 and 2013.Among the species newly described by scientists are 290 plants, 24 fish, 21 amphibians, 28 reptiles, 1 bird and 3 mammals.

Published by: WWF - Author: WWF,
Published on: Jun 2014 - Uploaded on: Jul 2014
File size: 2.2 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): plants , amphibians , reptiles , bird , mammals
Category: Biota

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Dawna Tenasserim Landscape project leaflet

WWF is conserving the Dawna Tenasserim Landscape as an intact ecosystem with protected and connected habitats for wildlife, and safeguarding its valuable ecosystem services for local communities and the nations of Myanmar and Thailand.

Published by: World Wide Fund for Nature - Author: World Wide Fund for Nature,
Published on: Feb 2014 - Uploaded on: May 2014
File size: 628 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): ecosystem services , Dawna Tenasserim Landscape , habitats , local communities
Category: Biota

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Innovations to strengthen aquatic resource governance on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake

Cambodia’s recent freshwater fishery sector reform, instigated at the top level of government, is one of the country’s most significant contemporary policy developments addressing natural resources management and rural development.Implemented in two main waves, the reforms culminated in the complete removal of inland commercial fishing lots.

Published by: CGIAR, Adelphi, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development - Author: Il Oeur, Mam Kosal, Kim Sour and Blake D. Ratner,
Published on: Jan 2014 - Uploaded on: Jun 2017
File size: 1.6 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Natural Resources Management , aquatic resources , fresh water
Category: Biota

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Rumble in the Jungle - The plight of endangered hooved animals in the Greater Mekong

The world’s most extraordinary ungulate (“being hoofed” or “hoofed animal”) species can be found in the Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia, spanning Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Yunnan province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China.

Published by: WWF - Author: Christian Thompson,
Published on: Jul 2013 - Uploaded on: Mar 2014
File size: 3.1 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): animals , greater mekong , Kouprey (Bos sauveli) , Schomburgk's deer (Rucervus schomburgki)
Category: Biota

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A Mekong Giant - current status, threats and preliminary conservation measures for the critically endangered Mekong giant catfish

Damming the mainstream of the lower Mekong River would represent a significant new threat to the survival of the Mekong giant catfish, one of the world’s largest and rarest freshwater fish, according to the new study commissioned by WWF.

Published by: WWF - Author: Dr.Zeb Hogan,
Published on: Jun 2013 - Uploaded on: Mar 2014
File size: 2.7 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Catfish , Mekong , giant , ecology , habitat , dam construction , genetic viability
Category: Biota

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Assessing impact of introduced aquaculture species on native fish communities: Nile tilapia and major carps in SE Asian freshwaters  

Assessing impact of introduced aquaculture species on native fish communities: Nile tilapia and major carps in SE Asian freshwaters

Herbivorous or omnivorous tilapia and carp species form the backbone of tropical inland aquaculture and fisheries enhancement and have been introduced widely outside their natural ranges.Perceptions of their impact on native fish faunas vary widely, but there have been few rigorous assessments.


Uploaded on: Jul 2011
File size: 266 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Aquaculture , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Guidance Manual: Management of Impacts of Irrigation Development on Fisheries  

Guidance Manual: Management of Impacts of Irrigation Development on Fisheries

This manual has been prepared to aid the assessment and management of impacts of irrigation development on fisheries, with a focus on developing countries.Fisheries produce food from the exploitation of natural populations of fish and other aquatic organisms.

Published by: International Water Management Institute -
Uploaded on: Jul 2011
File size: 1.9 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Assessment , Biology , Fisheries
Category: Biota

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Thai Bann Research at Chiang Kong, the Mekong River  

Thai Bann Research at Chiang Kong, the Mekong River

Thai bann Research at Chiang Kong had been undertaken by 146 villages researches from 13 Mekong-riverside communities of Chiang Rai province.The research area covers the Mekong River from Khon Pi Luang raids in Chiang Kong District to pa Dai, Wieng Kane District.

Published by: Living River Siam -
Uploaded on: Dec 2009
File size: 5 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Fisheries
Category: Biota

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