A look back at the challenges faced and the opportunities available for the region’s environment and people.
Tag: climate change
As climate changes, Mekong farmers try floating rice
Mekong Delta farmers turn to indigenous rice strain to counter unpredictable floods as upstream dams affect water flow
Myanmar’s junta stays quiet as climate change hits
Military rulers absent from COP27 and ignore the climate-related disasters that are impacting the people and economy.
Elderly fleeing Mekong Delta as climate change hits
Vietnamese farmers flee the Delta for city jobs as climate change, droughts and creeping saltwater take a toll.
Climate change forces Thai farmers off rice fields
Unpredictable weather forces rice farmers to abandon their land and head to cities to look for construction work.
A closeup of a climate migrant’s life
A Thai photographer documents the life of a farmer-turned-construction worker in a city as unpredictable weather devastates her crops and income.
Thailand’s rich freshwater biodiversity under threat
It’s a battle to preserve the country’s unique marine species amid thousands of water management projects.