Conservation and environmental news from Laos
Mekong leaders new 10-year plan signals support for green economy
Leaders from the six countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion have affirmed their commitment to ...
New species discovered every two days in the Mekong
A new monkey, a self-cloning skink, five carnivorous plants, and a unique leaf warbler are among ...
Xayaburi dam delay pending further studies is a positive step
Ministers from the Mekong have agreed to delay a decision on building the controversial Xayaburi ...
Green growth takes centre stage at Greater Mekong Subregion forum
Government and civil society representatives from the six countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion ...
Make or break time for Mekong river as Xayaburi dam decision looms
Environment and water resource ministers from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam meeting in Siem ...
World Premiere: First FSC certified rattan forest in Laos
Vientiane, Laos: The world’s first rattan forests have been certified according to the Forest ...
Urgent action needed to avoid extinction of Mekong dolphins
The critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphin population in the Mekong River numbers just 85, WWF ...
Laos exports first green rattan products to EU market
Vientiane – 15 July 2011, the first sustainable rattan baskets made by local communities in ...
Illegal bear bile trade rampant in Asia
Poaching and illegal trade of bears, driven largely by the demand for bile, used in traditional ...
Aspiring consultants should commit to “best practice” review of Mekong dam
Consultants planning to bid for a planned reappraisal of the controversial Xayaburi Dam proposal on ...
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