Mo Koh Similan National Park, Thailand
Robert Mather, Head of IUCN Southeast Asia Group presented the award to the first place winner, Polen Ly from Cambodia. His winning short film is Gone with the Water.

IUCN presented awards to winners of Goethe-Institut' SEADocs

SEADocs – The Southeast Asian Student Documentary Award is a competition to encourage the art of documentary filmmaking in the region as a platform to engage with pressing social and environmental issues. …  

01 Jan 2013 | Event
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Members of the Thailand National Working Group discussing the impacts of dredging in Ranong, Thailand

Community Water Dialogues: Creating a platform for community participation in flood and water Management

 Over the next year the Thailand National Working Group (NWG), Mekong Water Dialogues will be conducting Community Water Dialogues (CWD) throughout Thailand. CWD will establish a platform for local communities to contribute to flood and water management in Thailand. …  

21 Dec 2012 | Article
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Water onion, Ranong Province, Thailand

Losing the Thai Water onion: A community’s fight to stop dredging and protect their ecosystem

On the 12 of December 2012, the Thailand National Working Group, Mekong Water Dialogues, visited Ranong Province in the South of Thailand to talk to local communities and to witness, first hand, the impacts of dredging on the local ecosystem and communities. …  

21 Dec 2012 | Article
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Community Water Dialogues: the impacts of dredging in Ranong Province, Thailand

Community Water Dialogues: the impacts of dredging in Ranong Province, Thailand

On the 13 of December 2012, IUCN and the Mekong Water Dialogues financially and technically supported the first Community Water Dialogues (CWD) in Ranong Province, Thailand. The CWD in Ranong focused on the impacts of dredging on local communities and environment.  …  

21 Dec 2012 | Article
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The last 2012 Mekong film screening

Wednesday 19th December, 2012
12.30pm to 16.30pm
Vairoj Imtip Room, Chalermprakiat Building
Kasetsart University, Bang-Khaen Campus, Bangkok …  

17 Dec 2012 | Article
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Mekong film screening at Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand

Mekong River Development Needs Greater Transparency

New film “Mekong” explores the dynamics of hyrdropower up and down one of the world’s great rivers and takes a balanced views of sensitive’ topics.  

27 Nov 2012 | News story


Mekong: Film screening and panel discussion

Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand (FCCT)
7pm to 9pm, Tuesday November 27, 2012

23 Nov 2012 | Article
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Fish seller at the market in Stung Treng, Cambodia

From River to Table: the job-creating power of fish

Here in Southeast Asia, customers are used to having their pick of live fish from big bowls out in front of the restaurant before dinner, with everything from long and skinny, eel-y looking fish to big catfish available to be stuffed with lemongrass and grilled. And this is in addition to the seemingly-endless piles of powerful-smelling dried and salted fish available in any market in the region. …  

21 Nov 2012 | Article
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The Mekong river at the border tripoint of Myanmar, Thailand, and Laos

Hydro-diplomacy: Bridging the gap between science, policy and action

How we use and share water is a complex issue. It involves diverse groups of people such as farmers and fishermen, energy suppliers and developers, all who are competing for a limited and precious resource. Water use issues typically cross natural, social and political boundaries and can be local, national, regional and global in nature. …  

01 Nov 2012 | News story

The river Mekong

Hydro-diplomacy: An invaluable concept for sharing water across borders

IUCN is taking the lead in organising the conference: ‘Hydro-diplomacy: A Tool for Sharing Water Across Borders’. This conference will take place on 31 October in Chiang Rai, Thailand, where talks will be held and solutions shared on managing water across boundaries. More than 120 diplomats, political scientists, economists, and water resources professionals from more than 25 countries will discuss complexities and ways forward in hydro-diplomacy, in particular in trans-boundary river basins. The outcome of the conference will be a monograph on hydro-diplomacy.  

10 Oct 2012 | Media advisory

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