Traditional slash and burn farming lands ethnic minorities in jail as authorities try to preserve country’s forests.
Bunong people’s sacred forest becomes a rubber plantation in another land concession for the government.
Developers clear protected Phnom Tamao Forest before reversing course after outcry prompts prime minister’s online order.
Vietnam’s forests under threat from new roads and projects as the country grows and expands after the pandemic
Wildlife rescue center and environmentalists call for clarity over development plans for the Phnom Tamao Forest.
Some countries, like Vietnam and Thailand, have successfully managed the transition to wood processing. But Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos continue to struggle with implementing and enforcing forest laws.
A new report suggests that the garment industry is contributing to deforestation in Cambodia due to factories relying on illegal forest wood to generate electricity.
In Thailand, however, communities are being evicted from national parks under a law aimed at conserving forests.