Saturday, August 17, 2019
Written by: Dilrukshi Handunnetti Sri Lanka’s southern coastline is dotted with popular resorts and beaches, but this once pristine landscape hasn’t been spared by the global plastic waste crisis, a study finds.
Courtesy of Wadsam The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has issued a $4 million loan to Barakat Kandahar Solar Energy for the development of a 15.1MW solar power plant.
Written by: Kimberly White WildAid Japan and Tears of the African Elephant (TAE) are calling on Japan to end its ivory trade beginning with abandoning ivory hanko stamps. Hanko stamps account for 80% of...
Written by: Kimberly White In November 2018,  H.E. Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, the ASEAN 2018 Chairman and Prime Minister of Singapore, officially handed over the ASEAN 2019 Chairmanship to H.E. General Prayut Chan-o-cha,...
Written by: Kimberly White Earlier this month, the Government of Japan and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), announced they join together to develop countermeasures against plastic pollution in Southeast Asia and India.
Courtesy of Wadsam The Afghan-German Cooperation’s Energy Sector Improvement Program (ESIP) conducted a workshop at Serena Hotel in Kabul on Wednesday.  The workshop aimed at identifying and assessing the private sector’s...
Written by: Kimberly White In 2010, Norway and Indonesia joined together for a climate and forest partnership to support Indonesia’s efforts to reduce emissions caused by deforestation. Norway pledged to support Indonesia...
Written by: Ahmed Raza, WWF-Pakistan Nature has blessed Pakistan with adequate surface and groundwater resources. However, rapid population growth, urbanization, and the continued industrial development have placed immense stress on the water resources...
Courtesy of Wadsam More than 75 women members of Provincial Peace Councils (PPCs) met in Kabul on Wednesday to plot a strategy to advocate for the interests of women in the peace process.
Written by: Kimberly White On December 24, 2018, Bali Governor Wayan Koster announced that the Indonesian province of Bali is officially banning single-use plastics. The ban is a welcome step in Bali’s battle...

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