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Lima: Climate Change Optimism Returns to Earth
December 17, 2014
Lima: Climate Change Optimism Returns to Earth
After the positive feeling of the U.S.-China climate deal, a return to the realities of multilateral negotiations.
Lima: Climate Change Optimism Returns to Earth
Vietnam, Agent Orange, and GMOs
Southeast Asia
Vietnam, Agent Orange, and GMOs
An Agent Orange maker is being welcomed back to Vietnam to grow genetically modified organisms.
Vietnam, Agent Orange, and GMOs
Cambodia’s Environment: Good News in Areng Valley?
Southeast Asia
Cambodia’s Environment: Good News in Areng Valley?
Can Cambodia’s nascent environmental movement save the pristine Areng Valley from a Chinese dam?
Cambodia’s Environment: Good News in Areng Valley?
Laos: From Guns to Headlamps
Southeast Asia
Laos: From Guns to Headlamps
A look at efforts to rescue the wildlife of Laos from the brink of extinction.
Laos: From Guns to Headlamps
China’s Climate Change Paradox
East Asia
China’s Climate Change Paradox
It is the world's largest emitter of carbon dioxide, but recent shifts in China give cause for hope.
China’s Climate Change Paradox
Catastrophe and Optimism: South Asia at the UN Climate Summit
South Asia
Catastrophe and Optimism: South Asia at the UN Climate Summit
Although India’s PM Modi skipped it, South Asia still had a presence at the climate change gathering in New York.
Catastrophe and Optimism: South Asia at the UN Climate Summit
Japan: Let Them Eat Whale
East Asia
Japan: Let Them Eat Whale
When it comes to whaling, perhaps it is time to give Japan what it says it wants.
Japan: Let Them Eat Whale
Cleaning Up the Ganges
South Asia
Cleaning Up the Ganges
Narendra Modi will need more than just rhetoric to clean up India’s most important river.
Cleaning Up the Ganges
Food Security and Solomon Islands
Oceania
Food Security and Solomon Islands
Pests and other ravages of climate change are creating a food security challenge for the Pacific island nation.
Food Security and Solomon Islands
Yarsagumba: Biological Gold
South Asia
Yarsagumba: Biological Gold
A gold rush mentality has attached to a fungus known as the ‘Himalayan Viagra,’ to the detriment of local communities.
Yarsagumba: Biological Gold
The Rise of Wildlife Trafficking in the Pacific
June 28, 2014
The Rise of Wildlife Trafficking in the Pacific
Transnational criminal networks are wreaking havoc on the regional environment. Can they be stopped?
The Rise of Wildlife Trafficking in the Pacific
Will Climate Change Spark Conflict in Bangladesh?
South Asia
Will Climate Change Spark Conflict in Bangladesh?
A changing climate appears likely to wreak havoc on one of the world’s poorest countries in the coming decades.
Will Climate Change Spark Conflict in Bangladesh?
Can India Reform Its Agriculture?
South Asia
Can India Reform Its Agriculture?
Climate change is stressing an already struggling farm sector, but there is a way forward.
Can India Reform Its Agriculture?
Flooding and Jakarta’s Urban Poor
Southeast Asia
Flooding and Jakarta’s Urban Poor
Every year, large populations must deal with hazardous flooding, and the problem is getting worse.
Flooding and Jakarta’s Urban Poor
Sinking States: Climate Change and the Pacific
Oceania
Sinking States: Climate Change and the Pacific
Pacific Island states are some of the most vulnerable in the world to the devastating effects of climate change.
Sinking States: Climate Change and the Pacific
Is Ulaanbaatar Running Out of Water?
Central Asia
Is Ulaanbaatar Running Out of Water?
‘Scarcity problems will emerge in 2015, and intensify from 2020 onwards.’
Is Ulaanbaatar Running Out of Water?
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