Preserving the Planet
Research and Analysis
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Stimson’s Southeast Asia Program is pleased to share the fifth issue brief in Stimson’s Letters from the Mekong series, which explores the vital role that Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake plays in the Mekong and identifies alternative pathways for development which can optimize trade-offs to th
January 25, 2019
Lindsay Getschel, a Research Assistant at Stimson’s Environmental Security Program, addressed the United Nation’s Security Council on the threats posed by climate change. Speaking as a youth representative, she recommended concrete steps the Council should take to mitigate those threats:
September 27, 2018 | EXPERT: , EXPERT:
Over the past decade, the United Arab Emirates has emerged as a global leader in renewable energy innovation.
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Urban coastal centers are facing unprecedented social, economic and structural risks due to the impacts of climate change.
April 24, 2018 | EXPERT:
By James Borton In early April 2016, fishermen in Vietnam began noticing something alarming: Dead fish were washing up on the shores of several provinces. Days turned into weeks, and the dead tuna and mackerel kept coming, joined by clams and even one whale.
April 4, 2018 | EXPERT:
Brian Eyler, Director of the Southeast Asia Program and Director of the Energy, Water, and Sustainability Program, spoke at the 3rd Mekong River Commissions Summit's Ministerial Meeting.
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Illegal fishing. Yes, Fishing. This growing international problem is a key factor in geopolitical tensions in the South China Sea, piracy off the Horn of Africa, and the deadly narco-trade across Latin America.
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Countries in the Mekong Basin need a strategic, basin-wide approach to efficiently develop the basin’s water and energy resources in ways that protect the natural productivity of the river system.
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On September 14-15, 2017, The Stimson Center in partnership with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) co-chaired a U.S. State Department funded U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues.
February 5, 2018
On October 23, 2017 the Stimson Center, United States Department of State, and Michigan State University co-hosted a workshop on leveraging geospatially-enabled information to combat wildlife trafficking, one of the largest illicit markets in the world.
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The world’s fisheries are on the brink of collapse. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) estimates that nearly 90 percent are fully exploited or overexploited and depleted, while demand for seafood continues to increase.
January 31, 2018 | EXPERT:
Stimson Southeast Asia program director Brian Eyler recently visited Plov Tuok, a community of 800 floating homes atop of Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake — the largest lake in Southeast Asia and the world's largest inland fishery.
January 30, 2018 | EXPERT:
In September 2017, the Stimson Center, the U.S. National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO), National Geographic, and the Waitt Foundation hosted a meeting of 100 experts on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Attendees represented entities across the U.S.
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MEKONG DELTA UNDER THREAT