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2017/03/30 | Shreya Dasgupta

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.

2019/12/04 | 廣編企劃

Five Things You Should Know About “Motorbike Electrification” with the Advent of the New Motorbike Era

Taiwan, known as the “kingdom of motorbikes,” not only has a mature motorbike supply chain, but also is an important ICT industry export nation. However, the government resorted to “the coexistence and co-prosperity of gasoline & electric powered vehicles”. What are the blind spots of such a practice?

2017/03/27 | Saigoneer

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.

2017/03/25 | Karthik Madhavapeddi

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.

2017/03/24 | Shi Yi

Hot Water in South China Sea Causes Mass Coral Bleaching

Strong El Niño effect increased summer water temperatures by up to 6 degrees.

2017/03/22 | Shreya Dasgupta

Saving Orphaned Baby Rhinos in India

The Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation in Assam State gives orphaned rhinos a second chance at life in the wild.

2017/03/20 | Matthew Fulco

Trouble for Taiwan’s Paradise

With casino gaming off the table, the economy of the idyllic offshore islands of Penghu is more dependent than ever on shaky seasonal tourism.

2017/03/19 | Cinema Escapist

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."

2017/03/17 | Jules Quartly

Betrayal and Pain in Taiwan’s Indigenous Rights Battle

Taiwan’s indigenous people are on the cusp of winning hard-won land and rights, but not everyone is celebrating.

2017/03/17 | Liu Chang

What China’s Migrant Numbers Say About Labor Discrimination

Two sets of data paint divergent pictures of China’s on-the-move workers.

2017/03/17 | Robert Falkner

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.

2017/03/15 | Basten Gokkon

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.

2017/03/14 | Fan Yiying

Caring for China’s Smog Dogs

Pollution in major cities has long been a scourge to humans, but the health impact on pets shouldn’t be overlooked.

2017/03/13 | Kyodo News

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.

2017/03/12 | Justin Nobel

How to Clear a Path Through 60 Feet of Snow, Japanese Style

Snow Canyon in Toyama is both visually stunning and quite the technical feat.

2017/03/10 | Chinadialogue

Roundtable: How to Respond if the U.S. Withdraws from Paris?

In the event of the US leaving the Paris Agreement what will be the reaction of the other signatories?