Thailand and other Asian countries needs urgently to prepare for the new challenges shaped by energy transition
Empowering female entrepreneurs is a no-brainer in the most important areas – employment generation and sustainable development; the evidence is that they are more responsible stewards.
the damage these dams will have on Vietnam is beginning to appear. As the country farthest down the watershed, Vietnam will be subject to these compounded harms. The country will suffer considerably under the proposed dams, losing as much as 27 percent of its GDP in the next 20 years as the Mekong Delta shrinks.
Cambodia is a dangerous country for environmental activists like Leng Ouch, who won the 2017 Asia Game Changer Award for fighting illegal logging and corruption.
Cambodian Human Rights Task Force, described the timber trade with Vietnam as “mafia” business, which was destroying Cambodia’s environment.
A number of urgent priority projects to deal with the impact of natural disasters in the context of climate change will be deployed in the Mekong Delta.
Tigers, elephants, bears and pangolins are the most widely traded species in the Golden Triangle border area where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet – WWF
It’s difficult to judge the impacts of deforestation, erosion, pollutants, or to confirm or refute claims of damage caused by development without starting from a solid data baseline.