Environmental Problems in Southeast Asia: Integrated Critiques and Resolutions Through Buddhism and Marxism Perspective


  • Xuan Phan Thi Hong An Associate Professor of Faculty of Anthropology, The University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Buddhism, Marxism, Environment, Nature, Southeast Asia


Although the countries and organizations around the world have had a lot of effort trying to call for reducing abuse of natural resources in order to precede the Sustainable Development Goals (known as SDGs) and ensure the sustainability of environment, the current environment problems have not been seriously solved. On the perspective of Anthropology of Buddhism and Marxism, based on the culture of Southeast Asian countries and the current state of the environment in this area, the article gives some opinions to further enhance environmental responsibility and action for the benefit of each country in the region.


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