Tourism and restrictions on land use and marine resources have altered the livelihoods of sea gypsy communities in Thailand and impacted the environments where they’ve settled.
The Cambodian Youth Network yesterday said hundreds of hectares of forest land in the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary have been illegally cleared in Stung Treng and Preah Vihear provinces.
“We want to challenge the current situation and create a society that maintains the value of materials. We need a better economic system from environmental and economic points of view.”
Yesterday, participants discussed the Lao-proposed Luang Prabang hydropower project. An Pich Hatda, chief executive officer of the MRC speaks about the prior consultation process.