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In Afghanistan’s Capital, Air Pollution May Be Even Deadlier Than War
November 14, 2019

In Afghanistan’s Capital, Air Pollution May Be Even Deadlier Than War

By Associated Press
Kabul is now one of the world’s most polluted cities.

New Zealand Takes the Lead on Climate Change
November 13, 2019

New Zealand Takes the Lead on Climate Change

By Joshua Mcdonald
New Zealand cements itself as leader in the Pacific on climate issues as Australia abdicates.
Drones and Beavers: A Watershed Moment for Mongolia’s Park Rangers 
November 13, 2019

Drones and Beavers: A Watershed Moment for Mongolia’s Park Rangers 

By Michelle Tolson
Mongolia’s rangers work hard, in sometimes difficult conditions, to protect the country’s natural landscapes and wildlife.

Australia Frantically Battles ‘Catastrophic’ Wildfires
November 13, 2019

Australia Frantically Battles ‘Catastrophic’ Wildfires

By Associated Press
The unprecedented fires are cutting a path of destruction across New South Wales, and heading toward Sydney.

People’s Power: Anti-Dam Movements in Southeast Asia
November 08, 2019

People’s Power: Anti-Dam Movements in Southeast Asia

By Wora Suk
Communities in Thailand and beyond are learning to organize to demand that dam construction consider their rights.

Does Japan Have a Global Environmental Strategy?
November 06, 2019

Does Japan Have a Global Environmental Strategy?

By Elliot Silverberg and Elizabeth Smith
As the world’s attention turns increasingly to climate change, Japan is in prime position to lead.

India’s Tribal People Fight to Save the Forests They Call Home
November 01, 2019

India’s Tribal People Fight to Save the Forests They Call Home

By StoriesAsia
The fate of Aarey weighs heavily on Maharashtra’s tribal people.
Ulaanbaatar: Growing Strong and Sick
October 31, 2019

Ulaanbaatar: Growing Strong and Sick

By Nicholas Muller
Pollution and a serious health crisis have accompanied rapid urbanization in Mongolia’s capital

Is China Still the Global Leader on Climate Change?
October 21, 2019

Is China Still the Global Leader on Climate Change?

By Deborah Lehr
The world’s success in bringing down global greenhouse gas emissions is dependent on the actions of China, the world’s largest carbon emitter.

Pacific Island Nations Want Partners That Will Help Them Fight Climate Change
October 18, 2019

Pacific Island Nations Want Partners That Will Help Them Fight Climate Change

By Naima Green-Riley
Climate change is a matter of life and death for those living in the Pacific Islands. The region’s partners need to understand that fact.

Japan Looks for Missing After Typhoon Hagibis Kills Dozens
October 14, 2019

Japan Looks for Missing After Typhoon Hagibis Kills Dozens

By Jae C. Hong and Yuri Kageyama
Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds this weekend in central and northern Japan.
The Young Activists Fighting Southeast Asia’s Climate Crisis
October 11, 2019

The Young Activists Fighting Southeast Asia’s Climate Crisis

By Preeti Jha
From Yangon to Manila, young people are demanding their governments take immediate action on global warming.

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