Screaming for Mercy, All Along the Mekong
By Luke Hunt
A conversation with the veteran British journalist and filmmaker Tom Fawthrop.
Scorched Earth Development in Northern Laos
By Scott Ezell
A look at dam, Belt and Road, and SEZ projects in “the battery of Southeast Asia.”
Can the Land of a Million Elephants Survive the Belt and Road?
By Kearrin Sims and Chrisantha Pinto
Chinese-funded projects in Laos could hasten the eradication of the elephant population.
Laos’ Dam Disaster May Not Be Its Last
By Tom Fawthrop
The cost-cutting and lack of oversight that led to the dam's collapse plague other hydropower projects across the country.
With its Environmental Crisis, Is Laos Missing the Forest for the Trees?
By Erin Cook
The overall challenge remains vast despite piecemeal efforts to address it.