At a time of unprecedented mass extinctions, no animal epitomizes the global biodiversity free fall more than the Asian elephant. An interpreted investigator goes deep into their trafficking in Laos, intent on saving the 400 still left.
Thailand to ban 3 types of plastic (microbeads, cap seals and oxo-degradable plastics) by Jan 1st. 4 others (lightweight plastic bags less than 36 microns thick, styrofoam food containers, plastic cups and plastic straws) by 2022.
A recent study referred to by some as a “Doomsday Report” suggests that rising sea levels could flood three times more land than previously predicted.
Mr. Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson, former chief of Thailand’s Kaeng Krachan national park, now in custody along with three other men.
32 groups issue statement to five Thai banks funding the Xayaburi Dam, making five demands including they “not fund any hydropower development project in the Lower Mekong Mainstem for at least ten years.”
A distinctly two-tone mouse deer that was feared lost to science has been captured on film foraging for food by camera traps set up in a Vietnamese forest.
Many recommendations to lower the environmental impact were raised, but few were accepted during a meeting of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) last week in Vientiane.
The Thai government has asked farmers in 22 provinces to not grow off-season rice, as the country braced for a dry spell amid low water levels in main reservoirs.
Delta Region needs to be more innovative in production to grow sustainably in the context of climate change and environmental and integration challenges.