Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment has disputed an environmental NGO report that large-scale illegal logging continues unabated.
There are no ‘simple answers’ for managing the risks of Mekong hydropower development. The reality is much more complex.
Climate change its causing flooding and droughts that damage agricultural land in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam.
They emphasised the importance of management of the Mekong River to ensure balance between economic growth and environmental protection.
“Investigation of illegal logging and timber smuggling across the border is reported by the media, but nothing changes because timber businesses are supported by state actors,” claimed Environmentalist Ouch Leng.
The Environmental and Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) on the Thepa coal-fired power plant has been approved over strong objections from opposing groups.
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There are only an estimated 80 adults left in the Mekong River. According to WWF, two dolphins died and eight births were recorded since January.
Cambodian officials denounced villagers whose homes are expected to be flooded by the Lower Sesan II dam