WWF publish list of 224 newly discovered species from greater Mekong region

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) conservation group has published a list of 224 newly discovered species from the greater Mekong region. They include a monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes, frogs, newts and the only known succulent bamboo species, a WWF report says. Some of the world’s most endangered species in the area […]


Heavy rains bring deadly floods across Mekong region, displacing thousands

A tropical depression is forcing rain across the Mekong region. Hundreds of families have been forced to evacuate amid extreme rainfall in Cambodia’s western province of Battambang. “A two-year-old child and 57-year-old man have drowned in the flood,” Seak Vichet, a spokesman for the Cambodian national committee for disaster management said on Saturday. Authorities do […]