Conservation and environmental news from Laos
Greater Mekong a biological treasure trove: more than 1000 new species discovered in a decade
Over a thousand new species have been discovered in the Greater Mekong Region of Southeast Asia in ...
Global Forest and Trade Network Workshop
The first Global Forest and Trade Network-Laos (GFTN-Laos) workshop was held in Vientiane on ...
World environment day - better early than wet
This year, World Environment Day is scheduled on 5 June but teachers and students from WWF’s pilot ...
Reducing deforestation: Lao PDR and carbon trading
A new opportunity has developed for Lao PDR to be involved in the international carbon trading ...
WWF participates in Third Greater Mekong Subregion Summit
WWF participated in the Third Greater Mekong Subregion summit in Vientiane, Lao PDR from 30 to ...
WWF-US Vice-President visits wetland project
WWF-US Senior Vice-President Tom Dillon, made time out of a busy schedule of engagements in the ...
When plantations threaten forests, better planning needed
A recent surge of large-scale land concessions for plantation agriculture is creating environmental ...
Economic growth: another big threat to the environment
Tom Dillon, WWF-US senior vice-president gave a speech concerning the impacts economic development ...
New reserves in Vietnam provide lifeline for endangered wild ox
Twenty years after its discovery in the forested mountains of Vietnam, local authorities here have ...
Rare aquatic turtles still found on the Xe Kong River in Lao PDR
A rare species of soft-shelled turtle recently rediscovered in Cambodia is still well known to ...
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