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jason gan, site manager at LTTW
Among the many responsibilities he has as site manager, Jason Gan's job involves him waking up at odd hours to catch sea turtles in the midst of laying eggs, to protect them from natural predators and poaching. Here's how he spends his day.
Rohingya refugees sit on a makeshift boat as they are interrogated by the Border Guard Bangladesh
Will the landmark suit, which argues that the spread of hate speech on the platform facilitated the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, be a turning point for Big Tech?
Solar power in the state of Maharashtra in India
India is positioning itself as the next big market for data centres. Despite the insatiable appetite for data, hurdles remain for firms eyeing the market including the challenge of making data centres greener in a coal-dependent country.
coal barge on the Mahakam River in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Environmental activists have lambasted a plan by the Indonesian government to use bricks made from coal ash as building blocks for coral transplant projects..
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#legislation Opinion

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Singapore is a key facilitator of coal projects regionally, particularly in Indonesia. As impacts of climate change worsen, Singapore must go beyond encouraging green finance, to regulating funding for environmentally destructive projects.
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Indigenous communities in Sarawak have been monitoring their forests for the past year, gathering data to counter a logging company's assumptions about the value of their traditional lands.
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While some argue that ESG investing is nothing but marketing spin, investors should double down on research and demand accountability to drive the broad adoption of global standards, argues Samuel Rhee.
global climate action summit
Although efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change have been informed by scientists and led by technocrats, their success will depend on ordinary citizens.
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#legislation Videos

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Southeast Asia's largest energy consumer has been slow to transition to renewables, but recent policies point to greater expansion of the country's solar, tidal and geothermal energy production.
fossil fuel warning on greenwash ads
In the video, environmental law group ClientEarth compares the oil and gas giant's advertisements on its low-carbon investments to a burger chain claiming that they’re vegan because they’ve got salad on the menu.
manila bay with boats
The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
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Nine months after she was appointed to lead Malaysia's environment ministry, Yeo Bee Yin spoke to Eco-Business about gender equality, plastic pollution and boosting the country's green industry.
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#legislation Podcasts

Blackrock podcast
Exclusive The world's largest asset manager says it has put sustainability at the core of its investment approach. Eco-Business speaks to Shinbo Won, BlackRock's investment stewardship director in Singapore about what this means for investors, and how companies are responding to increased ESG pressure.
Solar panels in the fields in India
Sponsored [The EB Podcast] Clean energy is tipped as the solution to Asia's energy trilemma—the need to scale up energy access, but in an affordable and sustainable way. How can technology help the region realise the full potential of clean energy?
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