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.
China’s neighbour is growing at its fastest rate in 11 years, as firms look to avoid trade war tariffs, though there are social and environmental risks
Cambodia is urbanising fast with China’s help but the gulf between rich and poor is widening
How might the heat island effect and climate change be contributing to the extremely high temperatures this summer in Vietnam’s capital?
Lao health ministry says climate change has brought abnormal rainfall ahead of the rainy season, creating breeding grounds for the mosquitos that carry the disease.
After eight years of suspended construction the victims of China’s massive Myitsone Dam in Myanmar are still fighting for justice.
“Our problem is our survival, our need of food,” say those forced from their homes by the Myitsone Dam Project in Myanmar.
Growing health issues, conflicts over land seizures, climate change and the economic viability of renewables have yet to bring about a change of course.
Irresponsible sand mining is destroying the livelihoods of farmers and fishers and placing environmental stress on the nation’s rice bowl.
Company agrees to comply with government regulations, but villagers want banana plantations shut down.
As the Chinese dragon whips its tail, must Thai farmers fall in line, or can they gain some traction on their own to shape Thailand’s future agricultural policy?