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Water Security in Asia: Strong Infrastructure for Healthy Communities
October 02, 2015
Water Security in Asia: Strong Infrastructure for Healthy Communities
Insights from Walter Wang
Water Security in Asia: Strong Infrastructure for Healthy Communities
Asia’s Food Supply Weathers California’s Drought
September 30, 2015
Asia’s Food Supply Weathers California’s Drought
Despite its ongoing struggles with waters, the state remains a key supplier of specialty crops to the Asian market.
Asia’s Food Supply Weathers California’s Drought
Kyrgyzstan: Between a Glacier and a Gold Mine
June 08, 2015
Kyrgyzstan: Between a Glacier and a Gold Mine
The unending headache that is Kumtor continues. This time the conflict is over the mine's environmental impact.
Kyrgyzstan: Between a Glacier and a Gold Mine
Addressing Nepal’s Water Crisis
April 17, 2015
Addressing Nepal’s Water Crisis
Although many communities still struggle, Nepal is making real progress on providing access to water.
Addressing Nepal’s Water Crisis
Interview: The India-Pakistan Water Dispute
November 21, 2014
Interview: The India-Pakistan Water Dispute
Can the decades-long tensions over access to diminishing water resources ever be solved?
Interview: The India-Pakistan Water Dispute
Interview: Sattar Mahmoudi
July 03, 2014
Interview: Sattar Mahmoudi
The Diplomat speaks with Iran’s deputy minister of Energy, about the country’s attempts to overcome a serious water crisis.
Interview: Sattar Mahmoudi
Politics of Water
March 16, 2010
Politics of Water
Insider updates from a recent conference shed more light on water politics.
Politics of Water
March 15, 2010
Water Issue Heats Up
A clash between reality and public sentiment in Pakistan on the water issue?
Water Issue Heats Up
Water, Water, Nowhere
March 08, 2010
Water, Water, Nowhere
Water, Water, Nowhere
December 24, 2009
Quenching China's Water Thirst
Too hazardous to touch in some places, China’s Yellow River has been choked by pollution and sediment. Joe Lamar reports on officials’ struggles to clean up the ‘Mother River’ and stem demand from the country’s ever thirstier provinces.
Quenching China's Water Thirst
Indonesia's Dirty Secret
December 23, 2009
Indonesia's Dirty Secret
The Citarum River is Indonesia’s lifeline. But polluted and poisoned, it now poses serious health risks. Elise Potaka investigates the problem–and possible solutions.
Indonesia's Dirty Secret
May 07, 2009
China's Cambodian Hegemony
Pushing the long grass aside, Phorn pointed to a marker stone. ‘The Chinese workers came and put this here,’ he said.
China's Cambodian Hegemony
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