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Why Are Women More Vulnerable to Flooding in India?

Written by: Deepa Padmanaban In India, floods are the most frequently occurring natural hazard, accounting for 47 percent of all natural...

Meet the Farmers Helping to Reforest Timor-Leste

Written by: Andrew Mahar High in the mountains of Timor-Leste, a group of subsistence farmers earn an income by...

Crowdfunding for Conservation on a Deserted Tourist Island

Courtesy of Landscape News Written by: Ming Chun Tang In pre-COVID times, some half a million...

Leading by Doing – Pakistani PM Imran Khan on the Urgent Need for Climate...

Written by: Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan Climate change is one of the defining global challenges faced by...

Singapore to Plant One Million Trees by 2030

Written by: Morgan Erickson-Davis Languishing in the soft, silty mud, the living fossil looked as if it didn’t...

Creative Community-Based Policies in Bhutan Reveal Benefits of Planted Forests

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins An innovative community-based forest management policy has resolved...

Empowering Food Security Strategies Amidst a Pandemic in Malaysia

Written by: Dr. Jeyanny Vijayanathan The COVID-19 pandemic swept the world without a warning, disrupting many industries and food...

World’s Largest Carbon Emitter Calls for Green Recovery, Commits to Carbon Neutrality

Written by: Kimberly White  China has pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. In a shocking move, President Xi...

Tiger Populations Increase Across Six Countries, Offering New Hope for Iconic Species

Written by: Kimberly White  For the first time in four years, new tigers have been documented in a region...

Vietnam Bans Wildlife Trade to Reduce Risk of Future Pandemics

Written by: Kimberly White  Vietnam has taken an important step forward in preventing future pandemics. Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen...

This Chinese Megacity is Building a Massive Car-Free District

Written by: Sean Fleming The breakneck speed of China’s economic and urban growth has gone hand in hand with...

This Underwater Sculpture is Helping to Restore Coral Reefs in Thailand

Written by: David Elliott Dive beneath the brilliant blue waters surrounding Thailand’s Koh Tao island and you might come...

226 South Korean Local Governments Declare Climate Emergency

Written by: Kimberly White  Local governments in South Korea have declared a climate emergency. Representing 98 percent of South...

Philippine Village Delivers Nearly 300 Critically Endangered Sea Turtle Hatchlings to Sea

Written by: Erwin M. Mascariñas Villagers in the southern Philippines taking part in an initiative to protect turtle nesting...

Hong Kong Authorities Seize 26 Tonnes of Shark Fins

Written by: Kimberly White  Authorities have seized 26 tonnes of shark fins in Hong Kong, the largest shark fin...

Papua Mangroves Could Help Indonesia Coast to Climate Targets

Courtesy of Forests News Written by: Julie Mollins The characteristics of mangroves in a range...

China Temporarily Bans Wildlife Trade to Contain Coronavirus Outbreak

Written by: Rhett Butler Conservationists are welcoming news that the Chinese Government has temporarily banned the sale of...

Buy One, Get Fifteen: New Campaign Shines Light on Strict Penalties for Wildlife Crime...

Written by: Kimberly White WildAid and CHANGE are raising awareness of strict penalties for wildlife gifts in Vietnam with...

China Announces Plan to Phase Out Single-Use Plastics

Written by: Kimberly White  China has announced a new plan to tackle plastic pollution. On January 19th, the National...

Critically Endangered Crocodile Confirmed Nesting in Nepal After 37 Years

Written by: Shreya Dasgupta There may be a glimmer of hope for the critically endangered gharial, a unique crocodile...

Afghanistan Increases Use of Renewable Energy Sources

Courtesy of Wadsam Afghanistan’s renewable energy resource potential is estimated at over 300,000 megawatts,...

Sumatra survey looks to identify at-risk rhinos for captive breeding

Written by: Junaidi Hanafiah Translated by: Aria Danaparamita As Indonesia prepares to launch a new captive-breeding...

Microplastic waste fouls up beaches on Sri Lanka’s southern tourism coast

Written by: Dilrukshi Handunnetti Sri Lanka’s southern coastline is dotted with popular resorts and beaches, but this once pristine...

ADB Lends $4mn For A Solar Project in Kandahar

Courtesy of Wadsam The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has issued a $4 million loan...

New Campaign Calls on Japan to End Ivory Trade

Written by: Kimberly White WildAid Japan and Tears of the African Elephant (TAE) are calling on Japan to end...