With less than 30% of Greater Mekong’s forests remaining, new WWF report highlights efforts by people and communities trying to stop the devastation.
“The old option for rich nations to ship their waste halfway across the planet is disappearing.”
Under the cross-border transport program started between other (GMS) countries. Only Myanmar remains to join. It’s starting with Thailand
Climate change compromising crop yields, coupled with fears of impending poverty, is causing migration out of Cambodia.
Thailand has been swamped by waste from the west after Chinese ban on imports
Because Bangkok is spearheading the fund, it will contribute seed money, Thai Premier said, without elaborating. Senior officials from the five nations would meet later this year to discuss details.
Will the delay to the Pak Beng dam in Laos on the Mekong lead to a wider review of hydropower plans on the river?
Thailand to push for regional fund with its neighbours, including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, to back infrastructure and other development projects.
As the world’s single largest contributor of plastic waste into the marine environment, Mekong countries must provide leadership to restore health in our oceans.
Organized crime groups in Asia’s Mekong region have intensified the production and trafficking of highly-addictive methamphetamine.