Conservation and environmental news from Laos
Saola rediscovered! ‘Asian Unicorn’ sighted in Vietnam for first time in 15 years
The saola, one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on the planet, has been photographed in ...
Hooved and running out of hope – Southeast Asia’s ungulate species living on the edge
The Greater Mekong region’s majestic and mysterious wild ungulates – animals with hooves – many of ...
Global Tiger Day: Are we on track towards doubling wild tiger numbers?
As we celebrate Global Tiger Day and await imminent news from Nepal’s recently completed national ...
Dams could signal death knell for Mekong giant catfish
Damming the mainstream of the lower Mekong River would represent a significant new threat to the ...
New forest loss figures highlight need for green growth in the Greater Mekong – WWF
The Greater Mekong subregion in Southeast Asia risks losing more than a third of its remaining ...
In the Mekong, science – not guesswork – must prevail
The Xayaburi dam would be the first dam on the lower Mekong mainstream, and could well open the ...
Poaching still biggest threat to recovery of world’s tiger populations
Serious gaps in protection are leaving tigers exposed to poachers, a new WWF study says, but this ...
Laos pushes ahead with Mekong dam and risks destroying the region’s lifeblood
The Lao government’s determination to plow ahead with construction of the controversial ...
Smart Use of Aquatic Resources About to Launch in Siphandone
Vientiane, 3 October: WWF-Laos and Department of Livestock and Fisheries (DLF) promote the ...
Laos’ last chance to save last 6 river dolphins
A tiny population of six river dolphins, isolated in a deep pool in the Mekong River on the border ...
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