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India’s Second Plague: Locusts
May 25, 2020

India’s Second Plague: Locusts

By Neeta Lal
Already hard-hit by the coronavirus, India’s farmers are also battling a massive invasion of locusts.

Deadly Cyclone Amphan Cuts Destructive Path in India and Bangladesh
May 22, 2020

Deadly Cyclone Amphan Cuts Destructive Path in India and Bangladesh

By Associated Press
Cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc across India’s western Bay of Bengal coast and Bangladesh.
Cyclone Amphan Batters India and Bangladesh Coasts, Millions Flee
May 21, 2020

Cyclone Amphan Batters India and Bangladesh Coasts, Millions Flee

By Associated Press
Cyclone Amphan struck the east coast of India and Bangladesh on Wednesday.

NGOs and Scientists Urge Moratorium on Deep Sea Mining in the Pacific
May 20, 2020

NGOs and Scientists Urge Moratorium on Deep Sea Mining in the Pacific

By Luke Hunt
Mining for battery metals seen as a threat to Pacific Island nations.

India and Bangladesh Brace for Strong Cyclone
May 19, 2020

India and Bangladesh Brace for Strong Cyclone

By Associated Press
The cyclone, with expected wind speeds in the 220-230 kilometers per hour range, is expected to make landfall on Wednesday.

China’s Control of the Mekong
May 08, 2020

China’s Control of the Mekong

By Philip Citowicki
Whether through its own dams or the financing and construction of dams in other countries, China is largely in the driver’s seat when it comes to the Mekong.

Thai Elephants, Out of Work Due to Coronavirus, Trudge Home
May 07, 2020

Thai Elephants, Out of Work Due to Coronavirus, Trudge Home

By Associated Press
An estimated 2,000 tame elephants are at risk of starvation because their owners are unable to feed them. 
70,000 Evacuated After Breach in Uzbek Dam, Investigation Into Failure Launched
May 04, 2020

70,000 Evacuated After Breach in Uzbek Dam, Investigation Into Failure Launched

By Catherine Putz
On Friday, the wall of the three-year old Sardoba Reservoir gave way after a week of heavy rains.

Vanuatu Alone in Rebuilding After Cyclone Harold
May 01, 2020

Vanuatu Alone in Rebuilding After Cyclone Harold

By Joshua Mcdonald
Amid a global public health emergency, Vanuatu’s efforts to respond to one disaster are restricted by its efforts to prevent another.

In the Indian Sundarbans, the Sea Is Coming  
May 01, 2020

In the Indian Sundarbans, the Sea Is Coming  

By Nicholas Muller
Across the world’s largest delta, island communities bear the brunt of the climate crisis.

Greening the Nepali Financial Sector: Strike While the Iron Is Hot
April 27, 2020

Greening the Nepali Financial Sector: Strike While the Iron Is Hot

By Prajwal Baral
Nepal's economic policy makers must seize the moment to prepare for a green revolution.
Dong Tam Land Dispute Exposes Vietnam’s Rights and Democracy Challenges
April 15, 2020

Dong Tam Land Dispute Exposes Vietnam’s Rights and Democracy Challenges

By Toan Le
Though the dispute is complex, it reveals the limits of land rights and grassroots democracy in the country.

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