Lao PDR

The Plain of Giant Jars in Laos

The Plain of Giant Jars in Laos (Lao PDR) houses the most mysterious megalithic structures in Southeast Asia. There are over 90 sites, each with up to 400 jars. There purpose is not known. Now a new study reveals they were put in place between 240 to 660 BCE. Read […]

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Financing Lao PDR National Protected Area System

Protected areas perform many functions; conserving biodiversity as well as delivering vital services that contribute to human wellbeing. Protected landscapes embody important cultural values; some of which reflect sustainable land use practices. However, now they face many challenges, such as threats associated with pollution and climate change, irresponsible tourism, infrastructure […]

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Saima Baig