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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.

Nicaragua's Chinese-Financed Canal Project Still in Limbo
August 20, 2019

Nicaragua's Chinese-Financed Canal Project Still in Limbo

By Nicholas Muller
Uncertainty for those along the planned canal as the government’s contract with its Chinese billionaire builder expires.

The Bishnoi: India's First Environmentalists
August 08, 2019

The Bishnoi:
India's First Environmentalists

By Sugato Mukherjee
Since the 15th century, the Bishnoi community in Rajasthan has been devoted to environmental protection.

The Stalemate Driving Vietnam's Illegal Wildlife Trade
July 09, 2019

The Stalemate Driving Vietnam's Illegal Wildlife Trade

By Kate Fox
Vietnam had a plan for ending bear bile farming. What went wrong?
Scorched Earth Development in Northern Laos
May 23, 2019

Scorched Earth Development in Northern Laos

By Scott Ezell
A look at dam, Belt and Road, and SEZ projects in “the battery of Southeast Asia.”

Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
May 08, 2019

Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters

By Nishtha Chugh
The entire region is headed for an immense climate crisis by 2100, scientists warn.
The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election
April 11, 2019

The Natural Resource Oligarchy Funding Indonesia’s Election

By Ian Morse
Indonesia’s natural resource industry funds both campaigns – which may be why it remains free from debate.

Defending Myanmar's Remaining Environmental Treasures
April 02, 2019

Defending Myanmar's Remaining Environmental Treasures

By Scott Ezell
Unique programs led by indigenous peoples are protecting wildlife biodiversity in Karen state.

The Philippines’ China Dam Controversy
March 27, 2019

The Philippines’ China Dam Controversy

By David Green
The Kaliwa Dam Project, a centerpiece of the BRI in the Philippines, faces steep opposition from indigenous peoples.

Delhi's Dying Holy River
March 12, 2019

Delhi's Dying Holy River

By Delhi Photo Expedition
The Yamuna River is more raw sewage than freshwater these days, and that's taking a heavy toll on local people.
Myanmar’s Myitsone Dam Dilemma
March 11, 2019

Myanmar’s Myitsone Dam Dilemma

By Tom Fawthrop
As the unpopular project sits in limbo, the government has to choose between upsetting China and enraging its own people.

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