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A special issue of journal on “groundwater and climate change in Mekong region” this publication is outcome of our last year activity. http://www.unescobkk.org/news/article/climate-changes-ties-to-groundwater-focus-of-regional-meeting/?utm_source=twitterfe...More
Climate change and population growth are depleting and degrading the freshwater supplies of a growing number of countries in the Mekong River Basin. Increasing exploitation and contamination of groundwater in these countries poses an immediate threat to su...More
Thailand’s adaptive capacity to climate change is high among Mekong countries, while the western coastline of Myanmar and the Cambodian Mekong lowland region are the areas of the sub-region most vulnerable to the phenomenon’s effects. These were among the...More
A growing demand for professionals in Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering (STEM) is met with a significant labour shortage in these fields. Women are often underrepresented in STEM, and their low levels of participation can be traced back all...More