South East Asia’s Crucial Mekong River is Drying up

By Miriam Aczel For many years, experts have been warning of an ‘environmental crisis along the nearly 3000 mile-long waterway, which spans six Asian countries—Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, China and Myanmar. Experts have long expressed concern that the  Mekong River could not survive the dam building, overfishing, and sand mining operations forever. However, the Mekong River … More South East Asia’s Crucial Mekong River is Drying up

Ocean Microplastics are Multiplying By MIRIAM ACZEL Plastic — Not Fantastic Plastic is the most common type of marine debris found in our planet’s ocean and lakes. Plastic debris can come in a wide range shapes and sizes, but debris that are less than five millimeters in length (roughly the size of a sesame seed) are … More