Zau Lawn, a pseudonym for a 24-year-old divinity student in northern Myanmar’s Kachin State says, “I couldn’t tell [security forces] I was helping those who fled war. If the Burmese soldiers found me with humanitarian items, I am afraid that they would harm me.”
In Day Bu Noh, we met Saw Tender, the Mutraw District Governor and president of the Salween Peace Park who said that it is the people who bear the brunt of the attack.
Cambodia’s Indigenous groups make up less than two percent of the population and mostly live in in the hilly and forested northeast provinces such as Ratanakiri.
With rapid economic development, exponential population growth, urbanisation, industrialisation, and increased agricultural production in the region, the demand for water and river-based resources has dramatically increased, which gives rise to environmental degradation, resource scarcity, and struggles among diverse groups of resource users including local people, development agencies, conservation organisations, and private sectors, and between upstream and downstream nations.
More than 30 red-crowned cranes have returned to the Phu My Biosphere Reserve in Kien Giang province and the Tram Chim National Park in Dong Thap province after a year of absence.
None of the 11 countries in the ASEAN bloc scored above RSF’s ‘difficult situation’ designation. Singapore and Laos were also included in this designation of countries with the worst press freedom in the world.” “
WWF has been implementing and conserving nature and wildlife for more than two decades in Cambodia with the help of the government, the local communities, key actors from development and private sectors, and other partners.
All of the delta’s 12 provinces and its major city, Cần Thơ, have been able to turn more unproductive rice fields into fruit tree and other crop growing areas, or for aquaculture.
Last year marked another milestone for the project, with the release of the first wildcats and bird species. A pair of Oriental Pied Hornbills now fly through Angkor’s forests with more hornbill releases