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UN Raises Human Rights Concerns Over Proposed Mine in PNG
October 05, 2020

UN Raises Human Rights Concerns Over Proposed Mine in PNG

By Joshua Mcdonald
Papua New Guinea has a troubling history of foreign mining companies destroying the ecosystem locals depend on. 
Gwadar: Fishermen Protest Broken Promises Again
October 02, 2020

Gwadar: Fishermen Protest Broken Promises Again

By Mariyam Suleman
The construction of East Bay Expressway is once again raising fears amongst Gwadar’s indigenous population.

China Announces Aggressive Climate Targets at United Nations
September 25, 2020

China Announces Aggressive Climate Targets at United Nations

By Steven Stashwick
Xi Jinping pledges China will be carbon neutral by 2060 in a bid to soften China's global image.

China’s New Carbon Neutrality Commitment Will Affect Global Energy Security
September 23, 2020

China’s New Carbon Neutrality Commitment Will Affect Global Energy Security

By Niharika Tagotra
President Xi’s announcement yesterday at the U.N. General Assembly will have economic as well as geopolitical ramifications.

The China Climate Challenge
September 18, 2020

The China Climate Challenge

By Scott Moore
What are the prospects for renewed U.S.-China cooperation on climate issues?
Thailand’s Radical Grandmothers
September 17, 2020

Thailand’s Radical Grandmothers

By Valeria Mongelli
A group of women are using weaving skills to fund their fight against mining pollution in rural Thailand.

Japan Struggles to Secure Radioactive Nuclear Waste Dump Sites
September 15, 2020

Japan Struggles to Secure Radioactive Nuclear Waste Dump Sites

By Thisanka Siripala
A small, aging town grapples with the financial lure of storing radioactive waste underground. 
Is the Managed Retreat Plan for the Sundarbans Misguided?
September 05, 2020

Is the Managed Retreat Plan for the Sundarbans Misguided?

By Debjani Bhattacharyya and Megnaa Mehtta
Planners need to look beyond technocratic solutions as they rise to the challenges posed by climate change.

US Official Attacks China’s ‘Manipulation’ of the Mekong
September 04, 2020

US Official Attacks China’s ‘Manipulation’ of the Mekong

By Sebastian Strangio
Southeast Asia’s mighty river is quickly becoming a new front in US-China competition.

The Last Farewell to the Mighty Mekong
September 02, 2020

The Last Farewell to the Mighty Mekong

By Tom Fawthrop
The shrinking Tonle Sap, the river's “beating heart,” is the latest wake-up call of the damage wrought by dams.

More Than Rising Water: Living Tenuously in the Sundarbans
August 29, 2020

More Than Rising Water: Living Tenuously in the Sundarbans

By Debjani Bhattacharyya and Megnaa Mehtta
A plan for managed retreat of populations from the delta ignores the human cost.
China, Southeast Asian Leaders Meet to Discuss the Mekong’s Plight
August 25, 2020

China, Southeast Asian Leaders Meet to Discuss the Mekong’s Plight

By Shannon Tiezzi
The Lancang-Mekong Cooperation leaders' meeting discussed the river's dire situation -- and also pushed for a new trade corridor.

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