Apes in Asian Circus-Style Shows on Rise — So is Trafficking
Chinese and Thai animal attractions increasingly force young chimpanzees and orangutans — many illegally wild-caught — to perform for visitors.
Graffiti Campain Brings Rhino Conservation Message to Urban Vietnam
The art campaign is aimed at educating locals and engaging neighborhood residents about the cost of sought-after rhino horn.
US$6 Billion Not Enough to Tackle Air Pollution in Taiwan
Taiwan has announced new emission reduction targets and policies to combat air pollution but environmental groups say they still do not go far enough.
Will the Silent Comeback of Coal Threaten Japan’s Climate Goals?
Japan’s energy debate demonstrates that phasing out coal from the electricity mix and replacing it with renewable alternatives can be a political challenge.
Q&A: Taiwan 'Soil Doctors’ Startup and the Future of Organic Farming
Referring to themselves as ‘soil doctors,’ an interesting startup, TSBiotech, has big dreams for transforming the future of organic farming in Taiwan and beyond.
Paying for Healthcare With Trees: Win-win For Orangutans and Communities
Borneo’s exhilaratingly innovative ASRI program is 'saving the rainforest with a stethoscope,' using healthcare to decrease logging and increase organic farming.
Survey of Previously Inaccessible Region of Myanmar Reveals Many Endangered Species
Recent surveys recorded 31 species of mammals in Karen state in southeast Myanmar, a region that has been excluded from previous scientific assessments due to military conflict.
Coffee Production in Vietnam Faces Dark Future Under Climate Change
Rising temperatures and shifting rainfall patterns may cost Vietnam 50 percent of its current Robusta coffee production areas by 2050.
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.