The Kingdom has welcomed 13 newborn Irrawaddy dolphins in Kratie and Stung Treng provinces so far this year, according to the World Wildlife Fund.
What many do not know about the Mekong is that it is also a dumping ground for garbage and waste deposits, making it one of the most polluted rivers in the region.
20 Laotian and 17 Thai law enforcement representatives worked with WWF to develop skills needed to identify wildlife products and enforce new, strict wildlife laws at border zones.
Environment JSC, which is in charge of collecting, transporting and treating hazardous waste in Thuận Thành District’s Gia Đông Commune, was illegally dumping waste into the river.
Marine debris has been blamed after 13 sea turtles were found dead in the sea and on the beaches of southern provinces over the past week.
Conflicts over land and water flared across the world this year amid greater competition for resources and increasing hostility towards farmers and indigenous people, according to two reports published Tuesday.
“What we know is that as the earth warms another 2, 3 degrees over the rest of this century, the impact on Burma could be catastrophic in terms of rising sea levels, extreme heat, extreme weather events.”
In one protected area complex, the Hue and Quang Nam Saola Nature Reserves, in central Vietnam, forest rangers collected more than 110,000 wire snares over the course of a few years.