Conservation and environmental news from Laos
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 ...
Strengthening Capacity for Xesap NPA staff
Vientiane 14 September: WWF-Laos held a training for staff of Xesap National Protected Area (Xe Sap ...
CarBi Starting to Gear up for Xe Sap NPA
Vientiane, 31 August: WWF-Laos provides vehicles to Xe Sap National Protected Area (NPA), which ...
Mekong dams could rob millions of their primary protein source
Hydropower dams planned for the lower mainstem of the Mekong River could decimate fish populations ...
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