Posts By Brooke Shull

Notes from the Field

Water Monitoring in Vang Vieng, Laos

March 18, 2009

Only a few hours’ drive from Laos’s capital of Vientiane, Vang Vieng is a small but growing town, and one of the country’s most popular ecotourism destinations. Here, the Nam Song River is the center of life. People from around the globe travel to Vang Vieng to enjoy kayaking, tubing, fishing, caving, and trekking along […]

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From Cambodia: Managing the Environment in the “Wild West”

July 25, 2007

Until recently, the Koh Kong region of Cambodia was known as their “Wild West ” – geographically isolated from the rest of the country, the surrounding Cardamom Mountains served as one of the last Khmer Rouge strongholds. The Cardamoms stretch to the western border with Thailand, and host dense forests and some of the world’s […]

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From Thailand: Greening the Hotel Industry in Post-Tsunami Phuket

April 18, 2007

In Phuket, the Green Leaf Foundation (GLF) and the Association for the Development of Environmental Quality, non-profit partners of The Asia Foundation, are working with hotels to reduce their environmental impact as they rebuild after the devastating 2004 Asian tsunami. By participating in the Green Leaf Environmental Audit Program, hotels and resorts are able to […]

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