Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Written by: Kimberly White  China has announced a new plan to tackle plastic pollution. On January 19th, the National Development and Reform Commission unveiled the plan to begin rapidly phasing out single-use plastics. 
Written by: Shreya Dasgupta There may be a glimmer of hope for the critically endangered gharial, a unique crocodile known for its long, narrow snout that ends in a bulbous growth resembling a cooking...
Courtesy of Wadsam Afghanistan’s renewable energy resource potential is estimated at over 300,000 megawatts, with hydropower currently being the main source of renewable energy. Naghlu Hydropower...
Written by: Junaidi Hanafiah Translated by: Aria Danaparamita As Indonesia prepares to launch a new captive-breeding facility for Sumatran rhinos (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) in the northern province of Aceh, authorities and conservationists...
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...

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