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Fish, sediment and dams in the Mekong
The Mekong River is home to the largest inland fishery in the world, which is due in part to its exceptional sediment and nutrient loads. The number of dams in the Basin is expected to increase from 16 in the year 2000 to ...
Enhancing fisheries productivity through improved management of reservoirs, dams and other water control structures
Dams and the reservoirs they create are increasingly ubiquitous in landscapes throughout the world. They have a major impact on fisheries, presenting both opportunities and constraints. This brief, written for both water ...
Balancing hydropower and biodiversity in the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong
Type: Journal Article
The worlds most biodiverse river basins (the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong) are experiencing an unprecedented boom in construction of hydropower dams. These projects address important energy needs, but advocates often overestimate ...