Vietnamese with illegal fishing techniques have depleted our fish levels
This year’s flood has submerged too much land. It’s good for the fish, but not for the farmers and fishermen. Correction: According to Prof. Chavalit Vidthayanon, fishery expert of the Mekong River Commission, this flooding may actually cause the spread of invasive non native species from fish farms. This may endanger local fish species. André […]
Tomorrow exactly one year ago, on Monday October 4th 2010, near the small town of Devecser in Hungary a large reservoir of aluminum bauxite waste collapsed and approximately one million cubic meters of toxic waste poured out polluting the town and many kilometres of nature and agricultural land. Most of it ended up in a […]
This month a story of Olivier van Beemen and Ronald de Hommel about the Colorado Delta in MExico is published in the Belgian magazine MO*.
“The ecosystem cannot afford us”
Today our 8 page photo essay about the Nile River was published in Le Monde Magazine. Text by Jeroen Kuiper and Photos bij Célia Pernot and Ronald de Hommel.
“We need the power”
“Water is regarded by the Egyptians as a gift from God. You can’t put a price tag on that.”
Wether they own half an acre of land or massive farms of thousands of acres. The farmers of Egypt all have to work with the same problem: water scarcity. In a country that is 95% desert, water becomes a more precious resource than anywhere else in the world. And these farmers themselves know best […]