Deforestation, air pollution and water pollution are the biggest environmental challenges in the South-east Asian region. Like many developing regions, the drive to improve the economic status and living standards of the population has come at a cost to the environment. Most acutely in South-east Asia this has been through land-use change and deforestation with its consequent environmental impacts.

UKCEH has been working in South-east Asia for more than ten years, primarily in sustainable forestry, biodiversity and atmospheric science.


We have signed formal Memoranda of Understanding with:


Contact us

For general enquiries, please see our Contacts page. To discuss our work in South-east Asia, contact:

Associate Director of International Research and Development: Prof Harry Dixon
International Relations Coordinator: María Jarquín