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Can China Lead the Post-COVID World Toward Sustainability?
May 29, 2020

Can China Lead the Post-COVID World Toward Sustainability?

By John Pabon
The pandemic is an opportunity to drastically rethink development. China is best positioned to take up the challenge.

Virus, Heat Wave and Locusts Form Perfect Storm in India
May 29, 2020

Virus, Heat Wave and Locusts Form Perfect Storm in India

By Associated Press
Scorching temperatures and rampaging locusts contribute to India’s woes on top of the pandemic.
Swarms of Desert Locusts Threaten India’s Summer Crops
May 28, 2020

Swarms of Desert Locusts Threaten India’s Summer Crops

By Associated Press
The locusts threaten food security in India.

COVID-19 and Cashmere: Rethinking One of Mongolia’s Largest Industries
May 27, 2020

COVID-19 and Cashmere: Rethinking One of Mongolia’s Largest Industries

By Jacob Hafey
The current stagnation of the market has created a window to ensure that cashmere production can continue without ruining the land.

Edd Wright on Climate Resilience on Timor-Leste
May 26, 2020

Edd Wright on Climate Resilience on Timor-Leste

By Ankit Panda
How is Timor-Leste improving its climate resilience?

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. 

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