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Sindh’s man-made reservoir turns into environmental disaster

Study to determine the impact of construction says reservoir construction has led to increased water-logging and salinity
from Thethirdpole on Dec 10, 2019.

New Yangon City: A controversial blueprint

Myanmar pins hopes on brand new city to entice foreign investment and jobs, but must respond to concerns about transparency and sea-level rise
from China Dialogue on Dec 6, 2019.

168m people will need humanitarian aid next year, warns UN

Nearly 168 million people - one in about 45 people in the world - will need humanitarian assistance and protection next year, warns the UN.
from UN on Dec 5, 2019.

35 years of Bhopal Gas tragedy: 'I waited 20 years, but nobody studied autopsy samples'

The former head of the Medico-legal Institute of Madhya Pradesh had preserved hundreds of autopsy samples of gas victims, but no government agency agreed to study them.
from Down to Earth on Dec 3, 2019.

Vietnamese women hit hard by climate change—but they’re fightingh back

Tran Thi Phuong Tien remembers when the floods came...
from Quartz on Dec 2, 2019.

Fishmeal factories threaten food security in the Gambia

Gambians were promised fishmeal factories would bring jobs, but resistance to foreign-owned factories is growing amid overfishing and pollution that is blighting tourism
from China Dialogue on Nov 29, 2019.

Southeast Asia and the right to safe water

More than 100 million people live without access to safe water in Southeast Asia. What can be done to improve the situation and protect clean water sources?
from Thethirdpole on Nov 20, 2019.

Getting a grip on central Sahel’s gold rush

A gold boom is offering a new source of funding and potentially even recruits to several armed groups, including jihadists, In Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger.
from International Crisis Group on Nov 15, 2019.

How green is China?

China has ostensibly transformed from the world’s environmental ‘baddie’ to its ‘poster child’. But the reality on the ground is more complicated, argues Ma Tianjie.
from New Internationalist on Nov 11, 2019.

Déjà vu: preventing another collapse in South Sudan

South Sudan’s conflict parties are supposed to form a unity government by 12 November. But key disputes between them remain unresolved.
from International Crisis Group on Nov 4, 2019.
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