Thailand remains the region’s best hope for wildlife. Conservation efforts should focus on Thailand, and donors, scientists, and advocates need to get on board. Fast.
USAID awarded $21 million to improve nature conservation and strengthen sustainable development in the Prey Lang region.
Despite knowing the damage she was causing, Nguyen Thi Vang still walks through the coral reef in the Tam Hai sea to collect seaweed for her daily meals. “When I walk, I heard its broken sound and I feel painful,” said Nguyen.
Some conservationists, however, have now come to see tourism – and diving in particular – as the solution to the global coral-reef decline.
A legendary Vietnamese turtle is nearly extinct, but keeps popping up in the places humans have ruined the most.
The loggers sell timber to traders who will distribute them to various depots in the northeast provinces before exporting them to Vietnam.
The proposal included the construction of six outposts that would be supported by villagers in the areas.
MRC and JICA launch joint study on forest conservation and river basin management for environmental conservation in the Lower Mekong.
Higher payments for more wildlife sightings and improved protections for wildlife work.
Myanmar has lost at least 1 million hectares of mangrove forest over the past several decades, making it more vulnerable to cyclones and climate change.