National parks and wildlife sanctuaries
Tiger Cubs Trafficked from Laos Confiscated in Thailand
After months of questioning the husband following initial suspicions, the police managed to arrest the couple red-handed and seized four baby tigers from them that were allegedly trafficked from Laos. The Thai police had been investigating the husband since September, and authorities eventually arrested him ...
Laos to earn revenue from sale of carbon credit next year
The people of Khongxedon district and surrounding areas in Saravan province will have better opportunities for healthcare and medical treatment thanks to the US government’s support for the renovation of facilities at Khongxedon district hospital.Keep reading ...
Laos reaffirms commitment to wildlife law enforcement
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos has vowed to continue cooperation with international partners in addressing challenges in wildlife law enforcement, with the country still at risk of illegal trading.More ...
Illegal ivory seized in raid on Luang Prabang shop
More than 73 kilograms of ivory products were confiscated from a souvenir shop in Luang Prabang province recently and the foreign owner detained for suspected trading in elephant ivory.More ...
Champassak extends dolphin conservation zone
Authorities and residents of Champassak province, especially those living in Hang Sadam and Hang Khon villages, Khong district, recently agreed to extend the conservation zone of the Mekong Dolphin, making it seven times larger. The move has been taken in a bid to conserve the ...