Dispatches from The Outlaw Ocean Episode 1: Where Killers Go Free

The Outlaw Ocean Project

A 10-minute slow-motion slaughter captured on a cellphone shows men floating in the ocean, shot and killed. Who did it and why is no government willing to investigate?


To Reimagine the Realm: The Purpose of ‘Dispatches From the Outlaw Ocean’

The Outlaw Ocean Project

Half of the world’s population now lives within a hundred miles of the sea, but most people conceive of this space as a liquid desert that we occasionally fly over, a canvas of lighter and darker blues.


Rains and Floods Batter Philippines, Climate Activists Warn of More To Come

Michael Beltran

“The quarrying is to blame, no doubt about it. It’s always been like this, but we live in this area because we have nowhere else to go,” said an inspector for the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office.


Taiwan Marks Deadly but Seminal 1999 Earthquake

Voice of America

The earthquake prompted major legislative reform in how the government would handle natural disasters, but challenges remain.


Powerhouse: Clean Energy Transitions in the Indo-Pacific

The Interpreter

Energy security is shifting to new interdependencies based on alternate fuels and rare earths.


Illegal Fishing, Worker Abuse Claims Leave a Bad Taste for Bumble Bee Seafood


A new report by Greenpeace East Asia has found that Bumble Bee Seafoods and its parent company, Fong Chun Formosa Fishery Company of Taiwan, are sourcing seafood from vessels involved in human rights abuses as well as illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing practices.

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