Vietnam’s massive ecotourism charade

Green light given for a vast land-reclamation project, ignoring research showing the development will expose the new city to rising sea levels and storm surges, which the development itself may not survive.

Thailand’s pangolin pipeline

Thailand’s proximity to China and Vietnam, the world’s two primary markets for pangolins, combined with its well-developed transportation infrastructure, have attracted criminal syndicates specializing in illegal wildlife trade to take root here.