Lower Mekong Dry Forests Ecoregion
Life in abundance and on the edge
The ecoregion lies entirely within the lower Mekong Basin, and contains three of the most important tributaries to the Mekong, namely the Se Kong, Se San, and Srepok Rivers.
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Where is the Dry Forest Ecoregion?
Srepok: Serengeti of Asia
Years of isolation, the consequence of decades of war and civil strife, have left the Srepok River area and its rich biodiversity relatively intact.
The river itself teems with exotic fish, while wild cattle and large cats still roam the surrounding plains. However, this natural wealth is highly threatened by destructive fishing practices, land conversion, illegal logging and the ferocious trade in wildlife. Read more