Double-Edged Sword: Urbanization Brings Malnutrition and Obesity Problems to India
In India, distress migration to urban areas is creating food security problems and the urban poor is deprived of nutritious food.
INTERVIEW: Bridging China and the West Through Documentaries
Zhao Qi is a Chinese producer and director who has helped bring four documentaries to Sundance Film Festival —including 2015's "The Chinese Mayor."
Book Review: Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy: 15 Contentious Questions
In Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy: 15 Contentious Questions, Benjamin J. Sovacool, Marilyn A. Brown and Scott V. Valentine provide an essential guide to the international debate on how to create a more sustainable energy system by probing into some of the key areas of contention. Dr. Robert Falkner highly recommends this volume as a tour de force that will be of utility to students, researchers and practitioners seeking to better understand global energy policy.
Alarms Raised as Timber Firm Said to Pierce One of Indonesia’s Last Orangutan Strongholds
Environmentalists are desperately calling for President Joko Widodo’s administration to put a stop to the company’s land clearing in the Sungai Putri forest of Borneo.
FEATURE: Taiwan's Penghu Islands Say No to Casinos, Yes to Green Energy, Turtles
The Penghu islands are an example of how a properly supported community can manage its resources without betraying what made it a community in the first place.
Bihar’s Toxic Textile Industry
The textile industry of Patwa Toli is polluting rivers and groundwater in the Indian state of Bihar, but businesses have failed to clean up their act claiming they provide essential jobs
Environmental Impacts of Changes to Indonesia’s Mining Law
Indonesia’s new mining regulations have resulted in a high-stakes dispute with foreign investors, but what effects will these legal changes have on the environment? The jury is still out.