Secretive agents in Laos are sending dozens of animals each year across the country’s land border with China and fly others to the Middle East.
Developing hydropower is threatening the numerous fishing villages that line the Mekong River, which are seeing fish stocks dwindle as new dams spring up.
A legendary Vietnamese turtle is nearly extinct, but keeps popping up in the places humans have ruined the most.
The proposal included the construction of six outposts that would be supported by villagers in the areas.
The election campaign has been accompanied by an uptick in felled trees and suspected collusion between the enforcement rangers and the illegal loggers.
China’s Jul 18 white paper on ecological progress on the Tibetan Plateau is riddled with lies and factual errors known full well to those who are paying attention.
“China does not tell us what to do in our respective centres.” Interview on China creating the Global Centre Mekong Study (GCMS) to conduct academic research on the Mekong.
“It’s basically under the guise of internationalizing China, but it’s more about resource extraction and attaining materials.”
The human rights footprint of Thais is on the rise–linking malpractice of businesses, environmental destructions and large displacements.
With IFC’s partnership, they hope to become a world leader with regards to putting principles for sustainable water resource management and hydropower planning into practice.