Asia's industrial boom is exacerbating water pollution in the region, but research shows the rural poor have little information about who is polluting their water, the toxins they are exposed to, and the resulting health impacts.
The trilateral economic agreement will focus on expanding land, air and sea connections, energy and mineral resources, high tech, manufacturing, agriculture and forestry while strengthening environmental protection.
Asia-Pacific nations are failing to halt the loss of natural forests and grasslands, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Tuesday, robbing people of their livelihoods and worsening ...
Ilan Kelman –
Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.
Ping Manongdo –
Mongolia's punishing winters see temperatures falling to 30 degrees below zero, making home insulation a must-have. Here's how an EU-funded initiative is providing an alternative to imported and unsustainable materials that Mongolians use today.