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2018/07/18 | Nate Maynard
ANALYSIS: Solar Lessons for ASEAN from Thailand's Feed-in Tariff Success
Thailand has powered past regional peers when it comes to solar power capacity via astute implementation of feed-in tariffs.
2018/07/17 | Eileen Nasert
OPINION: How to Reduce Hong Kong’s Plastic Waste in 5 Steps
All of Hong Kong's remaining landfills are expected to reach capacity before 2020. With waste exports to China off the table, sustainable action is needed – fast.
2018/07/09 | Mongabay
The Crushing Carbon Cost of Palm Oil Plantations
New research has found that each hectare of rainforest used for oil palm production is responsible for even higher carbon emissions than originally believed.
2018/07/06 | The Third Pole
Eight Countries Unite to Protect Bay of Bengal Mangroves and Fisheries
All eight countries around the bay have agreed to cooperate on a project to promote sustainable fishing.
2018/06/20 | Global Voices
Activists from Vietnam and Taiwan Team Up to Tackle Fishy Formosa Plastics
Campaigners are struggling to hold anyone accountable two years after the devastating toxic spill.
2018/06/15 | Mongabay
Ever Heard of Thorium? It's the Nuclear Fuel Even Indonesia Is Considering
A little known yet arguably safer and more plentiful nuclear fuel, thorium, is making a comeback in traditionally anti-nuclear Indonesia.
2018/06/13 | Mongabay
Indonesia Elections: Corruption, Land Sales and Environmental Crisis
Land sales by corrupt politicians to pay off corporate donors are driving electoral, environmental and social crises in the Indonesia.
2018/06/08 | The Interpreter
China's Damming Control of Mekong, South China Sea Pincers Southeast Asia
China's control of dams above the Mekong and islands in the South China Sea strategically sandwiches Southeast Asia.
The Timor-Leste Tree: How East Timor Nearly Lost Its Illustrious Sandalwood
The fate of the sandalwood tree is inextricably linked to East Timor's turbulent history.