Mr. Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson, former chief of Thailand’s Kaeng Krachan national park, now in custody along with three other men.
32 groups issue statement to five Thai banks funding the Xayaburi Dam, making five demands including they “not fund any hydropower development project in the Lower Mekong Mainstem for at least ten years.”
A distinctly two-tone mouse deer that was feared lost to science has been captured on film foraging for food by camera traps set up in a Vietnamese forest.
Many recommendations to lower the environmental impact were raised, but few were accepted during a meeting of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) last week in Vientiane.
The Thai government has asked farmers in 22 provinces to not grow off-season rice, as the country braced for a dry spell amid low water levels in main reservoirs.
Delta Region needs to be more innovative in production to grow sustainably in the context of climate change and environmental and integration challenges.
“The town has been occupied by China,” a Sihanoukville hotel employee said. “But it can’t be helped for the sake of our bread and butter.”