The implication is that while the sea level rises, the lowering of ground level continues, leaving the city doubly vulnerable to urban flooding.
ll countries in the region are still consistently losing primary forest and facing forest degradation from agricultural expansion, infrastructure development, mining operations, forest fires, and civil conflict.
Myanmar’s membership in IPBES will benefit the country’s ecological conservation efforts and bring it scientific and policy-relevant knowledge on climate change.
The dangers that wild elephants face in Lao stems from deforestation which is exacerbated by the demand for timber coming from neighbouring countries like China and Vietnam.
Nittaya, who has been strongly defending local people’s right to till land for their livelihoods, received a jail term of at least four months and a fine of Bt40,000 for encroaching on the Sai Thong National Park in Chaiyaphum province.