Vietnamese victims have yet to receive compensation – and many live in desperate poverty.
Community forestry strengthens community land rights, develops local livelihoods, and conserves precious ecosystems.
The government may scrap three high-speed rail projects after being spurned by private investors.
The Mekong Delta ie experiencing a massive environmental disaster already for a region that has been teeming with plants, fish and wildlife for thousands of years.
emand for pangolins has penetrated even into villages deep in the Malaysian jungle. Near the Malaysia-Thai border, meanwhile, professional smugglers are hired to send the goods across the border.
And the huge industry profits from the second-most traded commodity in the world are not trickling down to the people who grow the beans.
Air pollution levels especially level of particulate matter with 2.5 micrometers (PM 2.5) in the air remain dangerously high in Hanoi and big cities of the Southeast Asian country causing concerns.
With help from American researchers, they’re growing nutritious crops that boost their income.