Conservation and environmental news from Laos
NGOs set one-year deadline to stop Xayaburi dam
Leading non-governmental organisations (NGOs) today issued a joint declaration in opposition to ...
Flawed dam impact assessment gambles with fate of Mekong River
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Don Sahong dam uses flawed and incomplete research ...
WWF launches first-ever book on Mekong rattan species
Endemic to Cambodia, Pdao Bonla Dong Penh and Pdao Teuk Kmum are among 65 rattan species found in ...
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 ...
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