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Climate Strike in Hazy Kuala Lumpur
September 23, 2019

Climate Strike in Hazy Kuala Lumpur

By Alexandra Radu
This weekend Malaysians marched in a Global Climate Strike drawing attention to regional environmental degradation.
Japan Considering Dumping Radioactive Water Into Pacific Ocean
September 21, 2019

Japan Considering Dumping Radioactive Water Into Pacific Ocean

By Thisanka Siripala
Lawmakers attempt to justify releasing contaminated water stored at Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean.

Can Contested Carbon Offsets Save Southeast Asia’s Forests?
September 18, 2019

Can Contested Carbon Offsets Save Southeast Asia’s Forests?

By Preeti Jha
A closer look at a key component of the region's fight against the climate crisis.

Southeast Asia Haze: Mass Arrest in Indonesia Amid Raging Forest Fires
September 16, 2019

Southeast Asia Haze: Mass Arrest in Indonesia Amid Raging Forest Fires

By Associated Press
Authorities have arrested 185 people suspected of starting forest fires spreading haze around the region.

Oil Spilling Into the Java Sea
September 16, 2019

Oil Spilling Into the Java Sea

By Agoes Rudianto
In July, oil began bubbling to the surface of the Java Sea and washing ashore, slicking beaches black.
Elephant Roadkill: Thailand Grapples With Pachyderms on the Pavement
September 06, 2019

Elephant Roadkill: Thailand Grapples With Pachyderms on the Pavement

By Tyler Roney
Long-term solutions may require more severe measures than road signs, namely, wildlife corridors.

Mumbai's Last Jungle Under Threat
September 06, 2019

Mumbai's Last Jungle Under Threat

By Angel L Martínez Cantera
A metro project threatens one of the city’s last green spaces and the tribal people who live there.
Uzbekistan’s Impending Water Crisis
September 05, 2019

Uzbekistan’s Impending Water Crisis

By Aziz Egamov
Relations are good between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, but a grave water crisis still looms.

Chennai’s ‘Man-Made’ Water Crisis
August 30, 2019

Chennai’s ‘Man-Made’ Water Crisis

By Nick Aspinwall
The upcoming monsoon may end the immediate crisis, but the city’s serious infrastructure problems will be back.

Southeast Asia Must Confront its Illegal Tiger Problem
August 28, 2019

Southeast Asia Must Confront its Illegal Tiger Problem

By Preeti Jha
A new report raises fresh concerns about the impact of tiger breeding centers on the illegal tiger trade.

A Conversation on the Mekong and a Changing Southeast Asia
August 28, 2019

A Conversation on the Mekong and a Changing Southeast Asia

By Luke Hunt
Luke Hunt speaks to Milton Osborne about the threat to the Mekong River amid a changing environment in the subregion.
Something Is Very Wrong on the Mekong River
August 26, 2019

Something Is Very Wrong on the Mekong River

By Tom Fawthrop
This year's drought is just a preview of more dire problems to come if government don't change course.

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