Climate change can destabilize existing land and resource governance institutions and associated property rights across the spectrum of landscape types. Transformed climatic conditions, manifested in either rapid-onset or slow-onset ways, can change how land and natural resources are accessed and used as geographical shifts in resource productivity, resource scarcity, and therefore land use patterns occur.
Can Sri Lanka live up to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s environmental commitments?
Main photo: The area of China's proposed Vang Vieng development project in Laos is shown in a March 2019 photo (RFA).
A controversial Chinese development project in Laos is now moving ahead despite environmentalists’ warnings and long delays caused by villagers’ objections to surveys of their land by the Chinese firm, Lao sources say.
Greenpeace slams Indonesia for lack of action against the palm oil sector as vast areas of forests burned in five years.