The avatars of Rasi Salai

In Rasi Salai, “the capital city of spirits,” locals use their connections to ancient forest spirits to protest development projects and protect the environment.

Recovering livelihoods from a watery grave

Almost 27 years ago, communities in the Rasi Salai lost the wetlands, central to their lives, to a dam that flooded the surrounding lands. Thousands of families are still waiting to be compensated to this day. An economic valuation could measure the loss and its monetary value and help determine appropriate compensation.

The last scavengers of Khambon

The livelihood of a longstanding scavenger community in Khon Kaen is threatened by an incinerator factory. Meet two of the last remaining scavengers.

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