Posted on 19 July 2018
The forests of the Greater Mekong aren’t just home to tigers, elephants, and bears, they’re also home to people!
“Pulse of the Forest” showcases both the threats and the potential for the forests of the Greater Mekong region, which consists of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. The region is one of 11 global deforestation fronts – areas that in the coming decades are projected to be responsible for up to 80 per cent of the world’s forest loss. These five countries could account for 17 percent – or 30 million hectares – of global deforestation by 2030 unless serious action is taken.