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Protests Over Water Scarcity Throw Southern India Into Crisis
September 15, 2016

Protests Over Water Scarcity Throw Southern India Into Crisis

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
In Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, identity politics collide with the panic of water scarcity.
Did Climate Change Kill 220,000 Antelope in Kazakhstan?
November 20, 2015

Did Climate Change Kill 220,000 Antelope in Kazakhstan?

By Catherine Putz
The saga of the saiga continues, with scientists pointing to rapid temperature fluctuations as a possible culprit.

Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia
July 30, 2015

Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia

By Catherine Putz
Higher than average temperatures have led to increased glacial melt and dangerous mudslides across the region.

Saving the Great Barrier Reef
July 02, 2015

Saving the Great Barrier Reef

By Luke Hunt
The Diplomat's Luke Hunt speaks with experts about the preservation of the Great Barrier Reef.

What is Life in the Aralkum Like?
June 13, 2015

What is Life in the Aralkum Like?

By Catherine Putz
One great article and two podcasts you shouldn’t miss. Central Asia links.
What's Killing Kazakhstan's Antelope?
May 14, 2015

What's Killing Kazakhstan's Antelope?

By Catherine Putz
Kazakh authorities recently found 1000 antelopes dead of unknown causes on the steppe.

Change on the Mighty Mekong
April 01, 2015

Change on the Mighty Mekong

By Denise Hruby
Hunger for affordable energy is threatening traditional livelihoods and a unique biodiversity.
Arrests at Malaysian Rare Earths Refinery Protests
June 27, 2014

Arrests at Malaysian Rare Earths Refinery Protests

By Gemima Harvey
Locals and activists fear the refinery, operated by an Australian company, will generate radioactive waste.

India’s Worsening Water Crisis
April 19, 2014

India’s Worsening Water Crisis

By Ram Mashru
114 million Indians will soon face desperate domestic, agricultural and industrial shortages borne of a water crisis.

China's Goals for 2014
March 26, 2014

China's Goals for 2014

By Shannon Tiezzi
Dr. Kenneth Lieberthal on China's plans for economic reform, environmental clean-up, anti-corruption efforts and managing territorial disputes.

Tourism Threatens the Environment in India's Andaman Islands
November 08, 2013

Tourism Threatens the Environment in India's Andaman Islands

Increasing tourism threatens the diverse marine life of India’s popular Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

US Forced to Drop 4 Unexploded Bombs on Great Barrier Reef
July 20, 2013

US Forced to Drop 4 Unexploded Bombs on Great Barrier Reef

This week US Marine jets were forced to drop four 500-pound bombs on the world’s largest coral reef in Australia.

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