Tackling trade-offs in the nexus of water, energy, and food

tackling-tradeoffsThis paper “explores processes that enable effective policies and practices for managing the links between water, energy, and food” in three case studies: the Mekong River basin, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.
Authors: J. Pittock, S. Orr, L. Stevens, M. Aheeyar, and M. Smith
Publication Date: October 2016
Topics: Development, food security, policy
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Challenges and commonalities in basin-wide water management

challenges-and-commonalities-in-basin-wide-water-managementThis paper examines four river basins to explore the management challenges and potential responses of meeting competing demands amid scarce water supply.
Authors: M. Eriksson, J. Nutter, S. Day, H. Guttman, R. James, and G. Quibell
Publication Date: October 2016
Topics: Development, food security, policy
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Trails of river monsters: Detecting critically endangered Mekong giant catfish Pangasianodon gigas using environmental DNA

This paper describes developing environmental DNA techniques to detect the presence of the critically endangered Mekong Giant Catfish (Pangasianodon gigas).
Authors: E. Bellemain, H. Patricio, T. Gray, F. Guegan, A. Valentini, C. Miaud, T. Dejean
Publication Date: July 2016
Topics: Environmental DNA, endangered species
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Mapping potential freshwater services, and their representation within Protected Areas (PAs), under conditions of sparse data. Pilot implementation for Cambodia

This paper proposes and pilots a framework of freshwater services metrics to quantify the representation
of potential freshwater services in protected areas under conditions of scarce data, using Cambodia as an example.
application for Cambodia.
Authors: L. Saenz, T. Farrell, A. Olsson, W. Turner, M. Mulligan, N. Acero, R. Neugarten, M. Wright, M. McKinnon, C. Ruiz, J. Guerrero
Publication Date: July 2016
Topics: protected areas, freshwater services
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The fishes of the Nam Theun and Xe Bangfai drainages, Laos

Kottelat 2015This paper describes fish surveys of the Nam Theun and Xe Bangfai drainages in Laos between 1996 and 2012. 74 species are now recorded from the Nam Theun and 178 from the Xe Bangfai drainages.
Author: M. KottelatJournal: Hydroécologie Appliquée
Publication date: 25 September 2015
Topics: diversity, distribution, species description
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