(July 31, 2013)
Plenty of forests but no species to call them home
Vientiane Times, July 17, 2013
By Keoxomphou Sakdavong
Laos is rich in natural resources and biodiversity, yet there is only the Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area (NEPL-NPA) which provides a suitable home for the country's many endangered species.
NEPL-NPA is located across the three northern provinces of Huaphan, Luang Prabang and Xieng Khuang. It has a total area of 4,200 sq km and features 129 villages in eight districts.
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