Progress towards an Ecological Corridor in Indochina

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Hanoi, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia here showed considerable progress in demarcating an ecological corridor in the Indochina subregion to assess the effects of climate change and protect their natural resources.

After two years of join work between the three countries, they met selection phases of query entities, material preparation, review of land use and training of local investment data in the fields of development on scheduled.

During that time, scientists working on the project identified 126 biological species previously unknown to an average of three every week, as reported in a conference to discuss the results.

In 2013 they must complete the demarcation process to plan patrols against illegal logging and continue to collect biodiversity data, with an estimated loss of 30 percent of the surface due to wild weather irregularities and population pressure.

The World Wildlife Fund describes the Mekong subregion, which includes Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and China’s Yunnan Province, as one of the most biodiverse areas in the world.

Scheduled to 2019, the draft sub-regional ecological corridor has as main approaches to improve institutional and community capacity in that area, restore and protect the ecosystem, helping residents ethnic communities in the management of nature reserves and exploit their resources sustainably.