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June 01, 2014

Can India Reform Its Agriculture?

By Ashwini K Swain
Climate change is stressing an already struggling farm sector, but there is a way forward.
May 29, 2014

Flooding and Jakarta’s Urban Poor

By Dana Maclean
Every year, large populations must deal with hazardous flooding, and the problem is getting worse.

May 22, 2014

Sinking States: Climate Change and the Pacific

By Gemima Harvey
Pacific Island states are some of the most vulnerable in the world to the devastating effects of climate change.

May 20, 2014

Is Ulaanbaatar Running Out of Water?

By Jacopo Dettoni
‘Scarcity problems will emerge in 2015, and intensify from 2020 onwards.’

April 26, 2014

Hunting the Tokay Gecko

By Shaikh Azizur Rahman
Bogus claims that it can cure HIV/AIDS and cancer have placed the tokay gecko under threat.
April 09, 2014

Mekong Summit Struggles to Halt Devastating Dams

By Tom Fawthrop
Laos remains determined to move forward with dam construction that threatens the environment and food security.

April 03, 2014

China’s Renewable Energy Opportunity

By Arthur Guschin
Renewable energy could improve the quality of China’s air, and its international image.
December 09, 2013

Waterworld: How Worried Should We Be About Fukushima?

By Reid Tanaka and David Roberts
Not as much as many headlines suggest, but the cleanup still needs to deal with a complex water issue.

November 28, 2013

Damming the Mekong

By Michelle Tolson
A new dam proposed by Laos threatens further damage to the troubled Mekong and its inhabitants.

November 08, 2013

Adam Minter

The Diplomat’s Justin McDonnell recently spoke to Minter about the behemoth that is the global recycling industry and the surprisingly symbiotic relationship between China and the U.S.

October 22, 2013

Cambodian Flood Victims Drowning in Debt

Devastating recent floods have exacerbated the microfinance debt crisis among Cambodia’s poorest people.

September 16, 2013

The Rise of Chinese Space Junk

Most orbital debris is U.S. or Russian in origin. But China’s space program exacerbates an urgent issue.

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